Ashley Lynn Priore

Pittsburgh, PA, US
Field of Work 
Queens Gambit
Job Title or "Student" 
Founder, President, CEO Chief Executive Officer
University of Pittsburgh
English Literature & Political Science
Education Level 
Profile Biography 
Ashley Lynn Priore is an American chess player & coach, author and contributor, intergenerational diversity consultant, progressive strategist, public engagement entrepreneur, and media figure currently serving as the founder, inaugural president, and CEO of Queens Gambit - a national nonprofit elevating a new generation of strategic, inclusive, and civically-minded leaders through the power of chess. Ashley has been featured and recognized for her work using chess to combat society's biggest issues in Elite Daily, Katie Couric Media, Forbes, and USA Today. An awarded chess player in her own right, Ashley is known for her fierce leadership in creating gender equity in chess education.
Writing/blogging, Pets, Poetry, Reading, Sports
Race & Ethnicity 
Level of Participation 
After-school visit, Field trip participation, In-school visit, Job shadow, Online role model, Summer camp visit, Other
My Experience 
I am a new Role Model.
No Preference
Career exploration activities, Field trip hosting, Fun demonstrations or materials, Funding opportunities, Hands-on activities for students, Identifying other role models, Online Mentoring (email or Skype), Other
Program Affiliation 
Maker Education
Other Level of Participation 
Whatever you need; happy to help!
Other Resources 
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