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Ashlynn Crandell

Project Manager, Conference and Events

What I like most about my role within the Center is…

The opportunity to combine my talents planning conferences and events with a cause I am passionate about, ensuring every child has access to literacy.

What I believe in

The power of caffeine and a good book.

Previous work highlights

Executed over 20 national and international conferences with 300-3,000 attendees.

Favorite book

Too hard!
Lately: The Giver of Stars, by Jojo Moyes
All-time: To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee

Fun fact

I have skied on three continents.


University of Colorado, Bachelor of Arts, Spanish Language & Literature

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