Ignite DFW Speaker Profile: Ashley D. Stanley

Ignite DFW is a night of presentations on a variety of inspired topics — with a twist. Each presentation has 20 slides that automatically advance after 15 seconds. It is a worldwide movement. The third installment of Ignite DFW takes place on Friday, April 15, at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in Downtown Dallas.

Speaker: Ashley D. Stanley | Twitter: @ashleyapts

Presentation Title: The Dream Is Free, but the Hustle Is Sold Separately


Stanley is the single mom of a tiny toddler who lives and works in Downtown Dallas (CBD). She is a real estate broker/mediator and owner/founder of Ashley’s Apartments LLC and proud parent of a three-year-old Basenji dog. “I can be found most days at Main Street Garden doing back flips with my son, him, not me. Those days are over! Oh, and I am finishing up my last year of Graduate School at SMU.”

Anything else?

Stanley says life is busy and cannot be left to chance, good fortune or luck. “Dreaming, hoping and wishing must be accompanied by drive, determination and dedication. That requires planning because you have to be ready to receive success.”

  • Ateanna Uriri is a journalism major at UNT and currently an editorial intern for Launch DFW. When she is not at school or interning, she works as a library associate for the Dallas Public Library and is an active blerd (Black nerd) with a love for books, particularly the graphic variety, old films and documentaries.

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