Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity

Ashlee Davis is Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity at Ancestry. Prior to Ancestry, Ms. Davis served for more than 6 years in the Obama Administration, both within the White House and as a Presidential Political Appointee at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, where her roles included White House Liaison and Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights.

Ms. Davis’s civic engagement includes serving as a board member of Nashville, Tennessee’s Community Oversight Board, the YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, the Oasis Center, a nationally recognized resource center for LGBTQ youth, the University of Pittsburgh’s Alumni Association and Colorado State University’s Corporate Diversity Advisory Council. Ms. Davis holds a B.A. in Politics & Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh and a Juris Doctorate from the Howard University School of Law.  She is a native of Nashville, TN.

Summits Attended: 2020 SF, 2023 SF Emcee

Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.