LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (October 18, 2016) — The Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce its upcoming Daughters of Greatness speaker: Ashley D. Miller. Miller will speak at the Center on Friday, November 4th. The event will begin with a hot breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and the program will follow from 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Throughout the year, the Daughters of Greatness breakfast series invites prominent women engaged in social philanthropy, activism, and pursuits of justice to share their stories with the Louisville community. The Daughters of Greatness series provides a place for dialogue and discussion on current issues of justice, community engagement, and social movements within the Louisville area and beyond.
Ashley D. Miller was raised in Louisville KY, and is co-owner of Athena Health and Wellness, a women’s health practice that is the first of its kind in Louisville. Beyond managing Athena, Ashley practices there as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner.
In the last 10 years, Ashley has held numerous titles including being a record holding captain for Berea College’s basketball team. She has been an International runway model, actress, radio personality, 2013 Ms. Kentucky United States, Miss Black Ohio 2010, and Miss University of Louisville 2008. Most recently, she was a candidate for State Representative in the 32nd District, receiving 46% of the votes.
Ashley belongs to a host of professional organizations and has received numerous awards and recognitions. In her spare time, she travels to speak with groups about a variety of topics such as fitness, health & wellness, motivational topics, and many others. Her accolades are plentiful, including the 2014 Glamour Magazine Phenomenal Woman of the Year for Kentucky. In 2010, Ashley was the spokesperson for STOP AIDS in Cincinnati, where she traveled the state providing HIV/AIDS awareness.
Ashley received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Berea College, her Masters in Nursing-Women Health Nurse Practitioner and PhD, from the University of Louisville.
Her personal motto is reflected best in this quote by Muhammad Ali, “I always felt like I was born to do something for my people… some people have special resources inside, and when God blesses you to have more than others, you have the responsibility to use it right.”
Seating is limited. Tickets are $20 for Ali Center Members, $25 for non-Members, $15 for students. Tables of 8 and 10 also available.
The Muhammad Ali Center, a 501(c)3 corporation, was co-founded by Muhammad Ali and his wife Lonnie in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The international cultural center promotes the six core principles of Muhammad Ali (Confidence, Conviction, Dedication, Giving, Respect, and Spirituality) in ways that inspire personal and global greatness and provides programming and events around the focus areas of education, gender equity, and global citizenship. Its newest initiative, Generation Ali, fosters a new generation of leaders to contribute positively to their communities and to change the world for the better. The Center’s headquarters also contains an award-winning museum experience. For more information, please visit www.alicenter.org
Senior Director of Public Relations and External Affairs