A unique look at race in America through the stories of artists, entrepreneurs, educators and otherwise really cool people! The series takes a provocative look at what it’s really like to survive and thrive in a society that has been built without people of color in mind. Hosted by Dr. Frank Mirabal, a musician, storyteller, public servant, and 12th generation New Mexican.
Ashy to Ashley is a podcast covering business, sports, and entertainment from a POC perspective. The show is hosted by Charles Ashley III, a serial entrepreneur who is the founder of Cultivating Coders, UKUU Creative, and a partner in Nikel, a craft spirits company.
Dr. Frank Mirabal
Dr. Frank Mirabal’s experience as an
artist, academic, political appointee,
and cultural critic brings a unique
aesthetic to the conversation.
He has been a featured contributor to Governing Magazine, Ed Weekly, Hechinger Report and the Living Cities blog. A highly-sought speaker and panelist for the work he has done in the areas of race, culture, education, entrepreneurship and the arts, has led to speaking engagements at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, the Obama Foundation Summit, and the GEO Funders Conference.
Charles Ashley III
Charles is President & Founder of Cultivating Coders, a New Mexico based company that provides technical training and curriculum in web and mobile application development to K-12 schools in tribal, rural and overlooked urban areas that lack resources in coding education.
He previously served as Film Liaison & Marketing Manager for the Bernalillo County's Economic Development Department in New Mexico and was Manager of Marketing for CNM's STEMulus Center.