Ashley Putnam is the Director of the Economic Growth & Mobility Project (EGMP), a strategic initiative of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia dedicating to promoting equal access to economic opportunity. EGMP is a multilevel effort to bring about entrepreneurial solutions to achieve inclusive economic growth and create pathways out of poverty in communities across the Third District and the nation. Before joining the Bank, Putnam served as the Economic Development Advisor for the Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development in New York City where she facilitated the coordination between economic and workforce development. In prior roles, Ashley founded and directed a fellowship program connecting young people to policy research and service on issues of urban poverty. She also served at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, America Works of New York, and the Women’s City Club of New York. Ashley holds a Master’s in Public Administration from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service, and a B.A. from Barnard College. For more on EGMP and resources on economic mobility, visit the program page, or contact Ashley at [email protected].