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Resident Director

Aeriel Ashlee

Aeriel Ashlee is an entrepreneur, a lover of travel, and a passionate student affairs educator. In her spare time, she enjoys knitting, reading, and yoga.

Aeriel earned her Bachelor of Arts in Professional Strategic Communications from the University of Minnesota, and then went on to obtain her master’s degree in Counseling and College Student Personnel at the University of Maryland.

For the past five years, Aeriel has worked in multicultural student services – advocating for historically underrepresented communities and seeking to foster more inclusive college and university campuses. Aeriel has worked at Georgetown University, Dartmouth College, and this past year co-foundedAshlee Consulting, a diversity and social justice firm with her life and business partner, Kyle.

Thrilled to have the privilege of sailing around the world together, Aeriel and Kyle are excited to embark on this next adventure with the Spring 2015 voyage of Semester at Sea.