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Ashley Olafsen

2019 Fellow

Co-Founder, MOVE, LLC

Hopkinton, MA, United States

Ashley Olafsen is a two-time published author, TEDx speaker, and social entrepreneur who is passionate about issues that affect teenagers. As the co-founder of MOVE, LLC, she works with young women on topics like body image, self-esteem, mental health and relationship abuse. Through MOVE, Ashley has directed over 70 workshops and six week-long summer programs. Additionally, Ashley launched an online video series last year, focusing on the same topics, for middle and high school aged students. The 10-part online workshop series, titled ‚ÄòLet’s Talk About It: The Workshop Series for Students’ is being implemented in wellness and guidance curricula all over the United States. Encouraged by $36k worth of funding, Ashley is grateful to work full-time on her ventures right out of college.