Meet Ashley N. Johnson
Ashley N. Johnson is a business women, change maker and impact innovator. Named "One of the Top 25 African American PR Millennials to Watch" by the Huffington Post, she managed multicultural marketing, global strategic partnerships/convenings, and consumer experience (CX) at AARP - the nation’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to empowering people to choose how they live as they age.
Ashley is a highly sought after corporate relations and business strategist consulting with global brands to include BET Networks, Essence and Walt Disney World Resorts. Johnson serves as an Adjunct Professor for Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies teaching Strategic Event Management.
Ashley obtained her B.A. degree at Howard University in Public Relations minoring in Community Development. A zeal for knowledge and continuous education she later received her Master’s degree in Public Relations & Corporate Communications at Georgetown University. Ashley obtains certifications in Social Impact Partnership from Georgetown University (2020), CX from Forrester (2020) and Change Management from Prosci Change Management (2021).
Since 2011, Ashley has provided business strategy to local entrepreneurs, business executives, non-profit leaders and artist. For her service, she has been recognized with the National Association of Business Professionals Young Entrepreneur Award and Dale City Christian Church Multicultural Community Service Award. Seen on WUSA-9 and the Huffington Post, Ashley’s story of navigating entrepreneurship as a millennial right after college has inspired many.
Johnson is a member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, and Black Public Relations Society. She has been a special guest speaker for the Steve Harvey Disney Dreamers Academy with Essence, Howard University, and Bowie State University to name a few.