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Ashley Rhodes-Courter      

International Child Welfare Advocate, Master of Social Work, Foster Parent & Author of the Bestselling Memoir "Three Little Words"

Ashley Rhodes-Courter has been on the International speaking circuit since she was 14 years old. After spending nearly a decade in the foster care system as a child, Ashley became a New York Times Bestselling Author by the age of 22. She ran for State Senate at age 26, and has helped raise Millions of dollars for non-profit organizations globally. Her personal story of resilience, perseverance, and survival inspires audiences of all ages to excel and thrive in their personal and professional lives, despite obstacles. Ashley's second memoir, "Three More Words" debuted at #1; and Ashley's first book, "Three Little Words" has been optioned by Hollywood Producer, Cathy Konrad. Ashley holds a Master's Degree from the University of Southern California and is a Clinical Social Worker. Her unique intellectual, personal, and professional accomplishments give her an unparalleled motivational platform. One meeting planner described Ashley as "a walking cup of coffee." Ashley's infectious energy, humor, and passion will leave listeners rejuvenated and eager to create change for themselves and others. She has been featured on CNN, Good Morning America, the Today Show, GLAMOUR Magazine, USA-TODAY, The New York Times, and most uniquely, 25-million bags of Cool Ranch Doritos.

Expert on subject matter including overcoming adversity, leadership, women's issues, education, child welfare, emotional intelligence & D&I.

Speech Topics

Three Little Words

Making a Difference: How One Individual Can Change the Course of Another

Reframing Your Life: What’s Good About Bad Experiences

Keys to My Kingdom: School as Sanctuary; Teachers as Mentors


Florida Senate District 20: Ashley Rhodes-Courter (D), Jack Latvala ...

Political newcomer Ashley Rhodes-Courter faces off against veteran lawmaker Jack Latvala in this newly drawn district. Rhodes-Courter, a former foster child, ...

Reese Witherspoon will star in James Mangold's Three Little Words ...

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