President of GLO Preemies and Alliance for Black NICU Families
It may start rough, but together we can make it easier.
PREEMIEWORLD: How long have you been working in your field?
ASHLEY: 7 Years
PREEMIEWORLD: Why did you choose your current profession?
ASHLEY: I am a preemie mom of 3 children. It was my passion for prenatal health and public health combined with my life experiences that created GLO Preemies.
PREEMIEWORLD: What do you want other professionals to know about what you do?
ASHLEY: GLO Preemies provide a 3-step program that stays with NICU families for 18 years. We partner with black NICU led organizations, health insurance companies, hospitals, and research universities to create a world of unity.
Alliance for black NICU families works towards infrastructure change, mini grants to founding black led NICU organizations members, and breast pumps to black NICU families.
PREEMIEWORLD: What advice do you give to preemie parents?
ASHLEY: Always reach out for help. There is an abundance of open arms and support for you.
PREEMIEWORLD: Fun Facts: Tell us a fun or quirky fact about you.
ASHLEY: I was a baby watching my father who was in the air force tear down the berlin wall. It is the base of my story for unity.