Allison is a Grants Associate at CAF America. She earned a B.A. in International Relations with a minor in German from Wheaton College (IL) in 2016. Prior to joining CAF America, Allison held internships at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin, Hudson Institute, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and U.S. House of Representatives.
What inspires me to do what I do
The opportunity to play a small role in supporting organizations that are working to create change in their communities.
Book that moved me
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
A person I’d love to meet
Baking, skiing, piano-playing, football, and ice cream.
Slogans for life
“Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs.” from Jane Eyre
Something someone would be surprised to know about me
I have moved to a different state during every Summer Olympics since 2004.
Thing that really baffles me
Overzealous sales people at clothing stores.
Tacos, pasta, or currywurst. I’m indecisive.
Random fact about me
I used to be a Starbucks barista.