Ashley Morales

Bio/Description

Ashley Morales ’22, from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is concentrating in the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and pursuing certificates in Latino studies and Latin American studies. Her focus is on international law, human rights, refugee and migration issues, and transnational coalition-building, especially in the Americas. Domestically, her interests lie in civil rights issues facing women and Latinx communities. During summer 2019, Morales received a Community Action fellowship to facilitate service projects for the incoming Class of 2023’s orientation. In summer 2020, Morales interned with Cristosal, a human rights nongovernmental organization based in Central America, completing a comparative transitional justice research project that has now developed into a year-long course module connecting social justice activists around the world.

On campus, Morales is involved in the Pace Center for Civic Engagement, serving as a Student Volunteers Council executive board member, Service Focus program member, Recognizing Inequities and Standing for Equality student facilitator, and Community Action fellow. Morales has also served as team captain, co-recruitment chair, and co-tournament director of Princeton Mock Trial, and is a member of the Office of Religious Life/UN Women Faith and Gender Justice and the Más Flow Latin dance company. Morales is the Class of 2021 Frank C. Carlucci ’52 Scholar.

For her summer internship, Ashley works at the Justice Department, Civil Rights Division, Voting Section.