Ashleigh Axios

AIGA Charlotte presents Ashleigh Axios

Join us for this incredible lecture event, as we hear from Ashleigh Axios, former creative director and digital strategist for the Obama White House, discuss her passions and experiences, and how they are shaping her future desires to see design break barriers and create positive social change. Ashleigh is an international speaker, strategic creative,. After breaking ground in national government, Ashleigh now leads the creative studio at Automattic, a company with the mission to democratize publishing and commerce.

Speaker Bio

Ashleigh is the Design Exponent at Automattic, a company on a mission to democratize publishing and make the web a better place with products including She is also a board member for AIGA, the professional association of design, and on the editorial board of Design Observer.

Prior to her role at Automattic, Ashleigh served as the creative director and a digital strategist at the White House. As a part of the Obama administration, she worked in the Office of Digital Strategy to serve the mission of connecting the public with information and meaningful opportunities for engagement with the administration.

Ashleigh is the president emeritus of AIGA Washington, D.C., where she served as a board member for five years and helped form DotGovDesign, an initiative connecting and empowering government designers. Ashleigh still supports these efforts with quarterly events, a yearly conference, and a new online course created in partnership with Aquent Federal.

RSVP Online At-The-Door
All Membership Levels Free $10
Non-Members $20 $25
Student Non-Members $10 $15


Group Registration

Groups of 5+ will receive a 20% total discount. Simply register first 5 attendees, then apply the discount code AshleighAxiosGroup on the 5+ attendees. Having difficulties? Please contact our Director of Communications, Adam Iscrupe.

When & Where
Tue, Nov 30, -0001