Ashley Zwick is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Service at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She is also the Director of Fellowships for the OpEd Project, where she brings her experience and passion for changemaking education to increase the public impact of our nation’s top and most diverse thinkers. Prior to her work at the OpEd Project, Ashley spent a decade directing academic centers at both the University of Michigan and Columbia University, focused on helping students and alumni build organizations that matter in the world. Ashley has taught extensively, including a course on Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Notre Dame, in a certificate program on Spiritual Innovation for the Glean Network, and in the Women and Leadership program at Cornell University. Ashley holds an MPA from NYU Wagner, where her love of reading a book on a bench in Washington Square Park first began.