Did you knowthat almost half of all Sci-Fi fans are women? At long last, fangirls areasserting their rightful place in the pop culture community and leading thecharge is actress and entrepreneur Ashley Eckstein, who provides the voice ofAhsoka Tano in the hit animated series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars.Ashley will be in full force at this year’s San Diego Comic Con with her new“geek chic” clothing line, special panel and fashion show.
Married toformer Major League Baseball player, two-time World Series Champion and WorldSeries MVP, David Eckstein, Ashley grew frustrated with the lack of merchandisemade for the growing number of female Sci-Fi fans. When she couldn’t find StarWars clothing for herself, as a fan, she made the decision to create herown line called HER UNIVERSE. As someone who always expressed herself throughher sense of style, she now shares her love of all things Sci-Fi with othergeek girls. Ashley has made it her mission in fighting for the underdog, ofspearheading the call to create a place for female fans in a pop culture communitytypically dominated by men. Her stylish line of “geek chic” apparel andaccessories features fashionable, female–focused products from such powerhousesas the Star Wars brand, and Syfy properties Battlestar Galactica,Warehouse 13 and “Syfy’s Original Movies,” among others. We may live ina traditionally "man's world," but Ashley is quickly proving thatthere's more than enough room in HER UNIVERSE for everyone.