• As a member of the Program Team, Ashelë Woods supports the Program’s extensive network of Fellows and Mentors by assisting with the overall design and execution of the Kauffman Fellows experience.

    Prior to joining Kauffmann Fellows, Ashelë was active on the University of Chicago campus, where she led several civic engagement initiatives including Maroon Tutor Match, a tutoring startup that provides affordable one-on-one tutoring for low-income, minority families of the South Side of Chicago. With MTM, Ashelë worked on transformative branding, community-building, and operations initiatives to steer the organization during a period of rapid growth.

    In her spare time, Ashelë enjoys talking about how much she loves Chicago, mentoring elementary and high school students, and watching her favorite French television series.

Ashelë Woods
Program Associate