Canceled | Building an Empire: Creating Her Universe with Ashley Eckstein

Sat, Mar 7 | 2pm
$40 members | $30 student and youth members
$60 non-members | $50 student and youth non-members

Due to the museum closure this program is canceled and we are working on a reschedule for a future date. Ticket-holders should check their email for an update on refund status. Please email if you do not receive this email. For more information on the closure, visit We apologize for the inconvenience and are sending our best wishes to you and your families.

As a former Disney Channel sitcom actress, a current voice talent for Star Wars and Sofia the First projects, and now, as the designer behind a sci-fi/fantasy-inspired fashion company for women, Her Universe, Ashley Eckstein has made a name for herself across the Disney landscape in a unique way. Hear from Eckstein as she discusses the secrets to her success, what drove her to create Her Universe, and how she transitioned from acting to creating her own successful fashion line.

About the Speaker

Ashley Eckstein

Ashley Eckstein has been widely recognized and honored as an actress, entrepreneur, author, and Fangirl trendsetter. Most known as the voice of Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Ashley also founded Her Universe in 2010 —the groundbreaking fangirl fashion and lifestyle brand. A leading authority on female fandom, Ashley has been featured on CNN, ForbesEntertainment WeeklyThe New York TimesLos Angeles Times, and the Wall Street Journal, among many others. She was a speaker at Fortune Magazine’s Next Gen Most Powerful Women Summit, and was chosen by Good Housekeeping magazine as one of their “25 Awesome Women” and by CNET as one of their “Women Who Inspire.” Ashley is married to former Major League Baseball player and 2006 World Series MVP, David Eckstein.

Ashley’s book, It’s Your Universe, You Have the Power to Make It Happen, is an inspirational guide on how to make your dreams come true.  She shares her own life lessons as well as lessons from iconic Disney characters, as a road-map for how to dream it and do it.

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