Ashley Judd

Leadership Council Member

Ashley Judd (she/her) is an American actress, author, and activist. She was born in Granada Hills, California, and grew up in a family of actors and musicians. Judd began her acting career in the late 1990s and quickly became one of Hollywood’s most sought-after actresses.

Judd has appeared in numerous films and television shows, including “Heat,” “Kiss the Girls,” and “Double Jeopardy.” She has been nominated for several prestigious awards, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama.

In addition to her successful acting career, Judd is also an accomplished author and activist. She has written several books, including “All That Is Bitter and Sweet,” which chronicles her experiences as a humanitarian and activist.

Judd is also a vocal advocate for women’s rights and social justice, and has been involved in several initiatives aimed at ending gender-based violence and promoting gender equality. She has been recognized for her advocacy work with several awards, including the Harvard Humanitarian Award and the Tennessee Human Rights Commission’s Honorary Award.