Our vision is a world where every individual has access to education, healthcare, and a safe and healthy environment to thrive. Through mentorship programs, scholarships, and community engagement, we work towards a more equitable, sustainable, and just world.
Our mission is to educate and empower young people to achieve their full potential, advocate for access to healthcare, promote gender equality, and address environmental challenges.
The Ashley Lashley Foundation is a non-profit organization that empowers youth, promotes health, advances gender equality, and addresses environmental challenges.
MEET THE FOUNDER
Meet Ashley Lashley - Championing Sustainability, Youth and Gender Equality
Ashley Lashley, Founder of The Ashley Lashley Foundation, is a Barbadian youth advocate and former beauty queen, whose advocacy for sustainability, climate and health literacy began when she was just 16 years old.
As a leader in youth advocacy, Ms. Lashley has passionately used her platform to drive awareness of critical health, environmental and gender-related issues across the Caribbean and beyond. Her impact has been recognized by reputable publications such as BBC News and Forbes, and she has been highlighted by the Clara Lionel Foundation as one of its Leaders of the Month.
Ms. Lashley's advocacy has seen her engage with key decision-makers and influencers, including the United Nations General Assembly, Unicef Advocates Mobilization Lab and international model agencies. With a powerful voice and a deep understanding of the issues, Ashley Lashley is driving change towards a more sustainable, equitable, and just world.
ALF in the News
The Health Effects of Climate Change in Small Island Nations
Climate change severely impacts small island health and survival. International cooperation, adaptation, and awareness can help combat these effects.
Ashley-Lashley: The health of our people and our environment are all interconnected
Young activist Ashley Lashley advocates for climate justice and sustainable lifestyles in the Caribbean.
We are HEY!
On World Environment Day, The Ashley Lashley Foundation and UNICEF released 'We are HEY!', a hopeful video message from diverse youth advocating for a healthier, more sustainable future.
The Ashley Lashley Foundation Launches the 2nd HEY Global Climate Fund
The Ashley Lashley Foundation re-launches the HEY Global Climate Fund, empowering young climate activists with grants for their innovative projects.
Ashley Lashley Foundation to Endorse Aspiring Young Artists at Special Caricom Day Ceremony
"The Ashley Lashley Foundation endorses young Barbadian talents, promoting youth development through music."
CREATING IMPACT TOGETHER
Nurturing youth, fostering health, empowering gender equality and sustaining our environment.
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