Guided by a belief in the power of storytelling to spur meaningful change, Alison serves as the Marketing Communications Manager at the Skoll Foundation. She works to leverage the power of content, community engagement, and the media to help accelerate the impact of social entrepreneurs around the world.
Prior to her current role Alison worked in South Africa, developing marketing and communications for Grassroot Soccer, a leading sport-for-development organization that uses the power of soccer to engage youth in HIV prevention and life skills education. Previously, she served as an account manager at Arnold Worldwide, an advertising agency in NYC.
Alison holds a B.A. in History and Consumer Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.
In a recent Huffington Post blog Skoll Awardee Jeremy Hockenstein—co-founder and CEO of Digital Divide Data (DDD)—posits, “Nowadays, almost every major company and institution outsources business processes offshore. Imagine the…