Ashley Blake is a consultant, entrepreneur, and the founder of Traverse Journeys, an impact-based adventure travel provider with a focus on social and environmental impact. Ashley holds an MA in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin, focusing her research on music for social change in Brazil. Ashley also holds a BA and BS in International Studies and Print Media from Oregon State University with minors in Spanish and Music. Ashley is a fluent Spanish speaker with basic skills in Portuguese, German and Arabic with academic and professional experience in 45 countries across the globe. Ashley is passionate about connection, communication and coordination in order to link others with the opportunities and experiences that promote personal, professional, and community growth.