Ashley Salinas is a senior majoring in Government and History and pursuing a Bridging Disciplines Program certificate in Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies. She is a Rapoport Service Scholar and a member of the Liberal Arts Honors program. She volunteers with GirlForward, a local non-profit dedicated to helping teenage refugee girls thrive in the Austin area. She was previously a Texas Civic Ambassador and is currently serving as a 2019–2020 Young People for the American Way fellow. After graduation, she plans to pursue a graduate degree in international human rights policy with a specialization in migrant or labor rights.