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Ashley Farmer is a Ph.D. candidate in African American Studies at Harvard University. She is currently completing her dissertation, “What You’ve Got is a Revolution: Black Women’s Movements for Black Power,” which explores African American women’s intellectual and political influence on the trajectory of the black power movement. Her research interests include African American History, African American Women’s History, Black Political Thought, and the Digital Humanities.
Outside of her life in academia, Ashley has worked as a community organizer and educator. In addition to working with women’s groups like the Women’s Center in Cambridge, MA, she has also worked as a community educator at the Maysles Documentary Film Institute in Harlem. She has helped produce and develop documentary films with youth and adults. She has also coordinated in-school film programs and served as an historical consultant at the Tribeca Film Institute and Firelight Media. Born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Ashley received her BA in French from Spelman College and a MA in history from Harvard University.