New Year = New You

The New Year marks a time of change, a time when we can make a fresh start, a time when we might step […]

6 Steps to Stellar Event Planning for Your Community

My job is pretty awesome. I have organized food drives, beach cleanups, park beautifications, and painting parties for Title I schools. Event planning […]

International Human Rights Day

It seems like everyone has a full schedule this time of year. And while adding one more day to remember on your calendar […]

What “Working Mom” Means to Three Entrepreneurs

Mothers often have to work. Being a mom who works doesn’t have to mean long hours away from your children, though. A new […]

Working Moms Balance Home and Career

We invited speakers at the 2014 Forbes Women’s Summit (sponsored by Ashford University) to share their thoughts on being a working mom. Watch […]

Becky Hammon: a Model for Women in Business

Becky Hammon recently made news when she was hired as the first female assistant coach for an NBA team. In the fall of […]

Keys to Success for Women in Business

We asked around the 2014 Forbes Women’s Summit (sponsored by Ashford University) for thoughts on women in business. We got responses from a […]

The Malala Fund: One Girl Can Change the World

Dedicated to bringing education to every child across the globe, the Malala Fund is a beacon of hope for millions of people worldwide. […]

Watch: The Importance of Lifelong Learning

We prompted a few guests at the 2014 Forbes Women’s Summit (sponsored by Ashford University) to speak about the importance of lifelong learning. […]

October Is Disability Employment Awareness Month

In recognition of Disability Employment Awareness Month, I had the opportunity to speak with Michael Andreasen, a Financial Services Advisor at Ashford University, […]

How Women Entrepreneurs Build Confidence

In May, women leaders from around the world gathered in New York City for the Forbes Women’s Summit (sponsored by Ashford University) to […]

September is Hispanic-American Heritage Month

Javier Carrillo Cortez is an Intake Specialist the Office of Student Access and Wellness at Ashford University. While I have the pleasure of […]

Forward Thinking

Every day great ideas, advice, and information are discussed around the institution. This knowledge is shared with students, alumni, friends, and faculty, but on a small scale. This blog was created to engage a larger audience, a group of lifelong learners who read, think, and provide valuable feedback. Forward Thinking is meant to be more than a blog; it’s another way of learning – for us and for you.