As the first woman in her family to graduate from college, Ashley Crouch has risen to become the CEO of Appleseed Communications, a company that helps rising female entrepreneurs get the media attention they deserve. She has worked with best-selling authors, CEOs of multimillion dollar companies, TEDx speakers, social innovators, and more. She has helped her clients get featured on hundreds of outlets, coordinated writing arrangements with Business Insider or American Express OPEN Forum, created marketing partnerships with the United Nations Foundation, speaking opportunities at The Atlantic LIVE, Columbia University, Massachusetts Conference for Women, and more. She is a trailblazer for women’s empowerment and redefining the media standard of beauty. Before starting her own companies, Ashley co-founded the first “No Photoshop Fashion Magazine”, Verily. Now, Ashley coaches all women to expand their limiting beliefs through her daily e-mail meditations and Bloom, Lovely Journals.