Ashley Broomes is the University Innovation Alliance Fellow and Project Coordinator for the Division of Undergraduate Academic Affairs at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). She has professional higher education experience in academic advising, teaching student success courses, and coordinating programs. Most recently, Ashley served as the Assistant Director of Student Development for the Johns Hopkins Underrepresented in Medical Professionals (JUMP) program. In this role, she worked to employ a strategic framework to support underrepresented, first-generation, and limited-income students pursuing careers in medicine and other health professions.
Ashley has a background in providing counseling services as well. As a former Personal and Career Counselor at Howard Community College, she provided mental health counseling to students experiencing depression, anxiety, and other personal concerns. In her career counseling sessions, she administered career assessments to foster exploration and coached students on professional skills to propel them forward in the attainment of their goals. Ashley earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Towson University.