Ashley Monique is an entrepreneur, author, professor, mentor, and radio host. She was afforded the opportunity to receive a scholarship to attend the University of Alabama for her graduate studies, where she received a degree in Social Work. Her Bachelor’s Degree in Arts and Sciences was received from Alabama State University where her focus was Social Work, as well. Currently, she is in the dissertation phase of receiving a PhD in Human and Social Services from Walden University.
Through entrepreneurial endeavors, Ashley Monique serves as the Founder and CEO of a nonprofit organization. C.H.A.N.G.E. (Connecting Hands by Accommodating Necessary Growth for Everyone) is an established 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is geared towards serving individuals in need through providing services. The mission of C.H.A.N.G.E. is to enhance services and community mobilization through providing needed education, resources, and mentorship to promote holistic growth for underprivileged families. The organizational objectives focus on community mobilization, community-based education, resources, and mentorship. Through this nonprofit organization, events and programs are conducted to serve the needy and educate the community on behavioral health topics. Current services include community-based education, substance abuse education, evidenced-based curriculum training, care package assistance for single mothers, youth-leadership mentoring, life skills presentations, community outreach for underprivileged families, holiday giveaways to the needy, tutoring, PPE supply distribution during the pandemic and resource referral. Additional services will be offered soon.
Ashley Monique is the Founder and CEO of Ashley Monique, LLC. Services through this business include business startup, trainings, motivational speaking, consulting, and coaching. Her business mission is geared towards “promoting holistic growth.” Ashley Monique started a clothing line called “Beautifully Favored.” This line specializes in women’s clothing and accessories. In addition, she has written two other books within the Reconnecting My Brokenness Series. All book endeavors fall within the parameters of business ventures through Ashley Monique, LLC.
She has a strong passion for mentoring youth. Currently, Ashley Monique serves on the Board of Directors for Young Men on a Mission, a 501(c)(3) established nonprofit organization. This nonprofit organization was orchestrated and founded by Nick Rankins. Ashley Monique has assisted with mentoring youth for over 10 years. The goal of this organization is to teach leadership and development skills to male adolescents. Through working with this program, she has had opportunities to assist with fundraising projects, community service projects, tutorial opportunities, educational and cultural experiences, and college enrollment. She takes great delight in being an influence in the lives of our future leaders.
Lastly, Ashley Monique is one of the radio host of the “Morning Sting Show” on WVAS 90.7 FM. She also serves as an undergraduate adjunct professor at Auburn University of Montgomery. In addition, she facilitates classes through the Social Work, Sociology and Anthropology Department.