Ashnah coordinates multi-country projects promoting the use of ICT in democratic processes and for citizen participation, including training for citizen journalists, mainstream media and government officials. She holds an MSc in Informatics with a major in Electronic Government (Örebro University, Sweden) and a BSc in Computer and Management Sciences (University of Warwick, United Kingdom), and has work experience from Spain, UK, and various African countries.

In addition to being a Member of the OTF’s Advisory Council, Ashnah also serves on the Advisory Boards of Global Partners Digital (GPD) and International Media Support (IMS).