Ashley Nelson

Staff | Director of Communications

As Communications Director, Ashley oversees the Coalition’s print and digital publications, facilitating communication between the Coalition, members and the general public. Before coming to the Coalition, she worked as Communications Manager at the Anne Frank Center USA, the oldest partner of the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, where the young writer spent two years hiding from the Nazis.

In addition, Ashley writes on culture, politics and women for a variety of publications, including The New York Times,, The Guardian, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Nation, Salon, & Dissent. Specific topics covered have included women’s health, economic security, reproductive rights, welfare, divorce, domestic violence, and maternity benefits, among many others.