Ashley Judd

Polaris Ambassador

Ashley Judd is a dedicated humanitarian and acclaimed actor having starred in over 20 films and on Broadway. Nominated for multiple Golden Globe and Emmy Awards, her film titles range from Double Jeopardy and the Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood to Where the Heart Is. A global ambassador for public health nonprofit Population Services International (PSI), Ashley’s activism and advocacy on behalf of vulnerable populations has brought her around the world visiting grassroots organizations. A sought-after expert, she delivered the keynote address on the modern slave trade to the 2008 General Assembly of the United Nations and served as an expert panelist for multiple conferences, including the Clinton Global Initiative, Women Deliver Conference, and the International AIDS Conference. A native Kentuckian and graduate of the University of Kentucky and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, Ashley currently resides in Tennessee.