Ashley Gallagher is a freshman at The George Washington University in the School of Media and Public Affairs. She is majoring in Journalism and Mass Communications and hopes to minor in Sustainability and STEM teaching. She participates in theatre in her spare time, and has been in 27 productions. She has also directed, choreographed, stage managed, and worked on sound and the light board. She is currently developing a program to bring theatre to the Washington Global Public Charter School. She will also be stage managing The Lion King Jr. in May. At George Washington University, she was an Assistant Financial Director for Generic Theatre Company for the 2016-2017 school year, and will be a Public Relations Director for the 2017-2018 school year.
Ashley has written for Planet Forward, which is a website about sustainability. Last year, she was Editor-In-Chief of her school newspaper, The Karux. Prior to that, she wrote articles and did copy-editing as well. Ashley hopes to be an investigative reporter and wants to write about pressing societal issues, mainly concerning the environment.