"Inspired by a dream, Ashley N. Company boldly left her corporate career to travel more than half the world at 100 countries and become the visionary force behind Jelani Women Travel and Jelani Girls, Inc. She curates cultural immersion and service trips for Black women traveling to Africa, while simultaneously raising funds to recreate the experience for underserved youth in South Africa and the US. As a global activist and speaker, she has started a movement for Black women and girls to reimagine Africa and redefine their concept of community and identity.
Ashley has been featured in multiple media sources most notably CNBC Africa. She is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and the World Affairs Council. Ashley has been honored by the Foundation for Enhancing Communities with the Women In Philanthropy Award, Hampton University’s Top 40 Under Forty Alumni Award and Essence Magazine’s She Got Now Award."