URP Degree Gives Alum Unique Background to Become Leader in Auto Technologies

Ashley Nylen, class of 2010, is using her planning knowledge to contribute to the growing field of automotive technologies. Nylen says, “At Iowa, I learned how to speak with people from all walks of life and how to craft a message in a way that would be meaningful to or directly connect with that person. I became well versed in analytics and statistics and also in the very industrial idea of growth and development in a community.” Read more about her career and current work in a recent article produced by the University of Iowa Office of Strategic Communication.