Charles Ashley III
President & Founder,Cultivating Coders
“AFRL (STEM ecosystem)”
10:00 – 10:50 Cultivate IT
Charles Ashley III is President & Founder of Cultivating Coders, a New Mexico based nonprofit that provides technical training in web and mobile application development to rural, tribal, inner-city and underserved urban areas that lack resources in computer science education. Prior to his current role, Charles was a Marketing & Strategy Consultant for several clients including Harmonix Technologies, VARA Wines and DeVry University. He previously served as Film Liaison & Marketing Manager for Bernalillo County’s Economic Development Department in New Mexico and was Manager of Marketing for CNM’s STEMulus Center. Charles currently sits on the US Eagle Federal Credit Union Advisory Board and Albuquerque Youth Basketball League Board and has served on variety of boards such as New Mexico AIDS Services and the Mayor of Albuquerque’s Deep Dive Council for Arts & Culture.