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Masters of Education, Higher Education, Loyola University Chicago

Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Purdue University

Ashlee Wainright

Design Manager

Why I Choose to Work at Academic Innovation

The Center for Academic Innovation is known for driving the future of education through innovative teaching methods, expanded access, and transformative online learning experiences. I am excited to join them in shaping the future of learning and being a part of a dynamic environment committed to educational innovation.

Current Roles/Previous Experience

Ashlee is currently a Design Manager at CAI, where she manages the end-to-end design process of the development of online courses and other academic innovation projects. Prior to CAI, she spent the majority of her career working in global education, where she has designed and managed study abroad programs at the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business, and IES Abroad. She has collaborated with faculty members from various academic disciplines to transition on-campus courses into international settings. In addition to her work in global education, Ashlee has experience in online course design from her role as AI/Machine Learning Program Manager at The Coding School, and university data and records management when she was a Program Manager for the Registrar’s Office at the Ross School of Business.

Ask Me to Learn About

  • Crisis management
  • Process improvement
  • Study and travel abroad
  • Hydroponic gardening