Prior to joining Automattic as Design Exponent, Ashleigh was the Creative Director and a digital strategist at the White House during the Obama administration. In addition to her work at Automattic, she is a frequent speaker, a national board member for AIGA – the professional association for design, an advocate for the ability of design and designers to help create racial equity, and an editorial board member for Design Observer. She formed DotGovDesign, an initiative and annual conference connecting and empowering U.S. government designers.
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Read Ashleigh’s design.blog post, “Four Leadership Tips from the White House“