Ashley Gjovik is the Program Manager for the Intelligent Solutions to Urban Pollution for Equity and Resilience (iSUPER) Impact Engine.
Ashley obtained a Bachelor of Science from Portland State University in 2012 with an interdisciplinary focus across Arts and Letters, Science, and Social Science. Ashley obtained a Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University’s School of Law in 2022. She also earned a certificate in Public International Law with honors from the Santa Clara University Center for Global Law and Policy the same year. In 2021, Ashley studied at the University of Oxford’s Faculty of Law in an intensive International Law and Transitional Justice summer program.
While attending law school, Ashley received CALI and Witkins awards for academic excellence in statutory analysis and the legislative process, and in public health and real property law. Ashley served as the Community Outreach Chair for her law school’s Environmental Law Society. Ashley currently serves on the International Bar Association’s Anti-Corruption committee as an appointed officer in the Compliance sub-committee. Ashley is a published author including articles about environmental health, human rights, sovereignty disputes, technology accountability, anti-corruption, and antitrust enforcement. Since 2020, Ashley has also been a community activist for environmental health issues in Silicon Valley, with a focus on indoor and outdoor air pollution related to CERCLA, RCRA, Brownfields, Clean Air Act, and Right to Know regulatory compliance.
Prior to returning to academia, Ashley worked in the private sector for over a decade. She was at Nike Inc. for nearly three years as a Release Manager; where she managed software deployments for Nike’s global supply chain, the Nike website, and Nike mobile apps. She then spent over six years at Apple Inc managing Apple’s iOS operating system software builds and deployments, leading Apple’s program for software engineering failure analysis during new product introduction and for emerging issues in the field, and then finally as a senior engineering program manager for a global team qualifying new Apple products before they are released to customers, with a primary focus on integrated systems and measuring customer experience. Prior to the private sector, Ashley worked as an IT Project Manager reporting to the CIO of a public university, as an educator at a science museum, and in a variety of roles at a public K-12 school district.
Ashley’s held an active Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute since 2013.