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Ashton Applewhite

Ashton Applewhite

Author and activist

Author and activist Ashton Applewhite has been recognized by the New York Times, National Public Radio, and the American Society on Aging as an expert on ageism. She blogs at This Chair Rocks, speaks widely, has written for Harper’s and Playboy, and is the voice of ‘Yo, Is This Ageist?’  In 2015 she was included in Salt magazine’s list of the world’s 100 inspiring women—along with Arundhati Roy, Aung San Suu Kyi, Naomi Klein and other remarkable activists—who are committed to social change.

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