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Ashley Barnes

Ashley Barnes

Washington Program Manager, Carnegie Mellon Institute for Strategy & Technology

100 Maryland Ave NE
Suite 510
Washington, DC 20002


Ashley Barnes is the Program Manager for the Carnegie Mellon University Washington Programs. In her role, Ashley supports the academic, personal, and professional development of students. 

Ashley is a high impact educator dedicated to supporting students. She has worked in higher education for the past nine years focusing on student outcomes and success. She is a Professional Mentor at Braven where she coaches students in gaining professional experience post-graduation.

Prior to joining the Carnegie Mellon Institute for Strategy & Technology, Ashley worked at American University serving in multiple administrative and student facing roles. During her time at AU, Ashley obtained a graduate certificate in Leadership for Organizational Change from the School of Public Affairs. Ashley has a M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology from Howard University and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Ashley is a runner and enjoys participating in half-and-full marathons.