Lead Facilitator and Program Coordinator
Ashley McLemore is the Lead Facilitator and Program Coordinator at YTH, an ETR initiative bringing ten years of experience managing equity-centered programs and facilitating workshops around sexual health, LGBTQ+ advocacy, as well as racial equity and social justice. In this role she contributes to a variety of programs, including youth contraception and substance use, trauma-informed youth human-centered design, and builds capacity of organizations seeking to grow their social media knowledge.
She grew up in Ohio where she discovered the need for comprehensive sexual health education and found personal and professional growth living in New York City for many years before moving to the Bay Area. Ashley received her Bachelor's degree in Fashion Merchandising and Marketing and her Master's degree in Health Education and Promotion with a focus on sex and sexuality. Prior to joining ETR, Ashley worked at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene where she led reproductive justice, racial equity and inclusion initiatives. She is passionate about dismantling the ways in which overlapping oppressed identities impact young people’s sexual health and well-being.