Ashley Wells (Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation)
Portfolio for Native Americans
As the Strategist for the Portfolio for Native Americans at NIH, I participate in the review of policies, practices, and procedures in order to help eliminate discrimination against Native American employees at NIH. I analyze information and data, and present recommendations to improve all aspects of employment as they relate to my targeted group. Part of my role is to serve as a subject matter expert, advisor, and program advocate.
I am a graduate of Marymount Manhattan College in New York City, where I received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Arts, with a minor in Business Management. Most recently, I graduated summa cum laude from the University of San Francisco (USF) in California, where I received a master’s degree in Organization and Leadership Studies. I chose USF for my graduate studies because its mission of Social Justice is one that applies to my daily life. Each day I strive to serve the community and work towards equality for all human beings.