Ashley Stahl is an award-winning advocate for women in security, titled in 2013 by the Diplomatic Courier magazine and Young Professionals in Foreign Policy as a ñTop 99 Under 33 Foreign Policy Leader.î Ashley currently runs her own business as a career coach to college students and fresh graduates seeking to unlock their career goals and land the jobs that they deserve. She also contributes to Forbes on issues of national security and serves as Manager of the Enterprise Risk Management Center at Control Risks, a global political risk consultancy. In this position, Ashley leads a team of intelligence analysts who advise a Fortune 100 client on how to protect its personnel and assets from security threats in hostile environments around the world. Previously, Ashley was the Operations Lead for the PentagonÍs Ministry of Defense Advisors (MoDA) training program, which prepares senior Department of Defense officials for their deployments to Afghanistan, where they would serve as advisors to foreign counterparts in the Afghan Ministries of Defense and Interior.
She earned her MasterÍs degree in International Relations from KingÍs College London and holds a BachelorÍs degree in Government, History and French from the University of Redlands. She is fluent in French and conversational in Arabic.