Ashley Pelland is an educator, speaker, Life Strategist, writer and humanist. She has spent nine years working as a Secondary School educator in the Greater Toronto Area, predominantly with at-risk youth.

Ashley empowers men, women and youth of all walks of life to remain true to themselves under any condition.

Ashley has been involved in global initiatives since the age of ten. At nineteen years old, her life was changed by a Missionary Trip taken to Port au Prince, Haiti. Witnessing the challenges faced by the people of Port au Prince shifted her heart forever. She has worked as a volunteer for World Vision Canada since 2014, leading teams of volunteers beginning in 2016. She has worked closely with a Youth Group, completing monthly Mission Trips with both teens and adults in the Toronto area.

She is a certified Life Strategist, trained through the Canadian Coaches Federation. Through private and group coaching sessions, workshops and seminars, she motivates and inspires educators, both men and women, youth and corporate clients to live fully and authentically, thus walking in true personal power.

Ashley holds an English Specialist as well as a Major in Women’s Gender Studies from the University of Toronto. Following the completion of her Honours’ B.A., she attended the University of Ottawa where she was granted her Bachelor of Education degree in 2008. She is currently working on her first book, a Memoir entitled, The Prison of Privilege.

“Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change.”- Jesse Jackson