Ashley Rivera Mercado was born in Yauco, Puerto Rico and is currently a full-time working senior undergraduate student studying International and Global Studies planning to get her Master’s in Communication after graduation. In her free time, she does photography and kills it on Mario Kart. Freelancing with some local campaigns paired with a love for music led to her to joining HeadCount as a Team Leader. Ashley’s favorite artists include The Dear Hunter, Death Cab for Cutie, Ozuna, Ariana Grande, and many more. Ashley has a passion for diversity and inclusion and hopes to grow a career in helping marginalized communities have better access to quality education and ways of life.