Associate Officer of Knowledge and Research Services
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Over the past decade Ashley has worked in both academic and public libraries, focusing on digital inclusion and providing access to scholarly content. She completed her Masters in Library and Information Sciences through the University of Washington’s Information School. Ashley is an Associate Officer of Knowledge and Research Services at the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation. In this capacity, she leads the Open Access work, focusing on the foundation’s Open Access Policy’s implementation. This includes the development of Chronos, and leading the implementation of Gates Open Research. Other core activities involve supporting the strategic and operational aspects of the foundation’s library. This work has sparked a passion for open access, believing that freely accessible knowledge has the power to improve and save lives.
Saturday, January 26
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM