Staff Specialist/Proctor, Testing Center

Ash Hargrove joined Duke Testing in the summer of 2023. Ash is a 2017 graduate of the New York Film Academy, earning two Master of Fine Arts degrees in Filmmaking and Screenwriting respectively. They also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Family and Child Sciences from Florida State University. For the past 6 years, Ash has specialized in development and operations, excelling in providing exceptional customer service and precise data handling. Before Duke, they were a Corporate Programs Manager, fostering strategic partnerships to develop and implement Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives for the New York Times and Comcast. Their strengths include relationship management, writing, and education. With a robust creative vision and a talent for fostering collaboration, they bring a versatile skillset to the table. They are particularly adept at supporting communities with diverse backgrounds and needs, making them a valuable asset in any setting.  In their free time, Ash enjoys going to concerts and festivals, cycling, hiking, and discovering new cuisines. They live in Durham with their partner and plant children.