Ashley Ford | What it means to take a risk

Ashley Ford lives in Brooklyn by way of Indiana. A writer, editor, and public speaker, she is currently writing a memoir and working as a senior features writer at Refinery29. Ford has written or guest-edited for The Guardian, ELLE, BuzzFeed, Slate, Teen Vogue, I.D., Lenny Letter, and various other web and print publications. She's spoken at SXSW, Earlham College, and HippoCamp, a conference for creative nonfiction writers, among other events and universities. She also taught writing at The New School and Catapult. Ford previously worked as a development executive for Matter Studios, where she focused on web series and documentaries, and was also the host of the first season of Audible's interview series Authorized.