Women's Consequential Access: ICT-Enabled Female Economic Participation in Jordan
Strategy consulting, research, & project management
Qualitative research, political risk analysis, project management, Arabic
Allison was previously at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, where she focused on strategic planning and engagement in the Office of the President for Global Health. She also worked at Deloitte Consulting conducting political risk analysis. Allison served two years in the U.S. Peace Corps in rural Jordan. Other overseas experiences include researching political economy at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut and studying Arabic at the American University in Cairo.
Allison received her M.A. from Johns Hopkins Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) where she focused on Strategic Studies and International Economics. She holds a B.A. in Political Science and Arabic & Islamic Studies from the University of Michigan.
Grants & Fellowships
- Cybersecurity Fellow, International Policy Institute, University of Washington, 2017-present
- Research Grant, Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies, University of Washington, 2019
- Fulbright Research Fellow, Jordan, 2018-2019
- Top Scholar Fellowship, Middle East Studies Program, University of Washington, 2016-2017
- Fellows Program, World Affairs Council Seattle, 2014-2015
- Future Leaders Fellowship, Foreign Policy Initiative, Washington, D.C., 2011-2012