Ashley Drake is a proud Oregonian who moved to the town of Lander, Wyoming to work for NOLS in 2015. Ashley is the Operations Manager for NOLS Custom Education, teaches for NOLS Wilderness Medicine, and facilitates NOLS Leadership Navigation Challenges. Back in the day, Ashley studied Political Science and International Development in California, Washington D.C. and London. Since 2009, she has worked for a number of organizations leading international service learning programs at locations around the world, and has traveled to 23 countries. Ashley loves nachos, being outdoors, winning strategic board games, skiing, and ironic cross stitching.