Ashley Connell, founder & CEO of Prowess Project (based in Austin, TX) doesn’t have time to take it easy. As 5.4 million women return to work after the global pandemic’s “she-cession,” Ashley’s job is to get them back into the workforce.

In this episode of Empower Your Marketing, Ashley talks all things hiring as she shares her journey of building Prowess Project, a female-focused recruiting and hiring company dedicated to getting women back in the workforce after extended periods away. Whether it’s for motherhood, caring for a loved one, or taking a sabbatical, she’s created a company that helps women find their professional footing.

Ashley Connell

Ashley talks about investors, funding, scaling, and pivoting in an interview that will both inspire and empower you to build your startup, starting today.

To learn more about Ashley and her work, visit and follow Prowess on Instagram or LinkedIn



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