In addition to being a micro-grid specialist in Brooklyn with LO3, Ashley is a founder of a non-profit partnership called Future Culture honing a unique perspective on the integration of blockchain and community. Future Culture’s mission is to prioritize reputation in order to actualize cooperative evolution. Future Culture is implementing this perspective with technical projects, educational exercises, and art installations. We intend for a more equal and more just world. Future Culture is a non-profit partnership of community developers, tech entrepreneurs, and social engineers focused on intelligent activism. Our aim is to empower communities through development of fair and cooperative systems. We have built a network of changemakers by establishing alliances with industry leaders and reputable organizations. We are anthropological and scientific, respectively, in our approach to understanding the possibilities created with digital ledger technology. Future Culture has a recognized stance on the implications of blockchain technology for reputation, identity, and international regulation. Members are key speakers at tech forums and conferences, advise in blockchain related security and identity projects, and are deeply involved in local community development programs.