Meet Ashley! AVP: Volunteer Operations Brantford

Ashley Ramdhan aka “Ash”

Current Students’ Union role
Associate Vice President: Volunteer Operations Brantford

When/where were you born?
Born in 2002 in Toronto

What you’re taking at Laurier + year – if graduated, what was it in?
3rd year in Law + Society, with a minor in Psychology and Criminology

How would your friends describe you?
LOUD (mainly cause I never hear how loud I am), crazy (in a good way), overcommitted because I will never turn down an opportunity unless I HAVE to, empathetic/people-person

What’s one skill you’re currently working on? (professional or personal)
Trying to do more painting in my free time (not going so well so far)

What’s the funniest thing your inner child wants?
All the Pop It fidget toys in the world

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
Telepathy – I would like to know what people think but, it could be a burden to know

What are the top 3 most used apps on your phone?
Snapchat, Tiktok, Youtube

Proudest accomplishment to date (personal or professional)?
Getting my first job

Do you have a life motto?
No expectations means no room for disappointment

Best trip you’ve ever been on or wish to go on?
Chicago, such a lively city with an amazing social culture

At which store would you want to max out your credit card/have a shopping spree?
Forever 21, Winners

What’s your favorite movie?
The Social Network (highly underrated in my humble opinion)

If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Pasta, you cannot go wrong with it

What would you do if you won the lottery?
Make sure my parents and brother are well off, buy a condo in Chicago, travel to the places on my bucket list, and donate the rest

What song would you say best sums you up?
Titanium – David Guetta ft Sia

How would you describe an ideal weekend?
A beach house with close friends, fire on the beach at sunset

What motivates you to work hard?
My life goals

What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?
One’s education is one of the only things that cannot be taken from you

Come talk to me about (ex. books, sports)
MUSIC! (I am always listening to music), social justice issues/advocacy, true crime documentaries/series, getting involved at Laurier, and pretty much anything else (except sports or video games, I have no clue about those things)