Women You Should Meet (W.Y.S.M.): Ashley Arnold

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Ashley Arnold from ClexaCon

Ashley Arnold from ClexaCon

Name: Ashley Arnold
City, State: New York City and Washington, D.C.
Age: 26
Profession: Event Producer
Website: www.clexacon.com

In a few words, how would you describe yourself?
Social justice nerd.

Your favorite hangout spots.
Cute coffee shops and political events.

Favorite guilty pleasure.
Donuts. All the donuts.

Favorite quote.
“Justice at its best is love correcting everything that stands against love.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

Who is your biggest influence? And why?
Notorious RBG. Women in law and politics have always inspired me. As someone who believes in the power and importance of law to improve lives, seeing strong women make strides in the legal and political fields is always really inspiring.

Favorite event.
ClexaCon. It’s a media and entertainment convention for LGBTQ women. You should check it out!

Do you have any regrets in life?
Not moving back to the East Coast sooner, though I still heart San Francisco.

Favorite lesbian celebrity.
Ellen Page because hello, suits.

Any fun facts or anything else you want our readers to know?
If you see a problem in the world and you have a burning desire to fix it, do it. Don’t let anyone tell you that you aren’t enough. With the right amount of hard work and dedication you can be the driving force behind change. Justice doesn’t have to be a big billboard event to be effective; justice can be something small, even if it’s between just us, it’s still justice. We live in a world where we need all the love and justice we can get.

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