Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe is an American photographer; activist and widow of Arthur Ashe.
Moutoussamy-Ashe?s work has been exhibited at Kenkeleba Gallery, New York City, Tisch School of the Arts, New York City, and at other galleries, museums, and libraries. She has done charity work for inner city literacy programs and AIDS-awareness groups.
Moutoussamy-Ashe has turned her personal tragedy into a meaningful dialogue for children and adults about the ravages of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Moutoussamy-Ashe, whose husband, tennis pro Arthur Ashe, died of AIDS-related causes in 1993, published the book “Daddy and Me;” photographs detailing her husband’s last year, using their daughter’s experiences as a point of view. The work has been praised for its ability to demystify AIDS for children.