Allison is an entrepreneurial educator focused on preparing students for success in a world of increasing complexity and uncertainty. She works in the President’s Office at Davidson College where she designs and tests new education programs in the areas of entrepreneurship, K12 education, sustainability, and education technology. Her work includes: serving as the DavidsonX Product Manager, where she manages the creation of Davidson’s MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) on the edX platform from start to finish, and leading strategic planning for the future of MOOCs on Davidson’s campus; launching and directing the Entrepreneurship Initiative, which prepares students to be innovators in a rapidly changing world; and managing strategic partnerships with K12 and environmental sustainability organizations.
In 2013, Allison was named one of the top 30 leaders under 30 in the City of Charlotte, and became a World Economic Forum Global Shaper. Previously, Allison founded the Office of Sustainability at Davidson and served as a Program Facilitator for a study abroad program in Thailand. Allison is a graduate of Davidson College, where she majored in Psychology. She enjoys mountain bike racing, hiking, and thinking about the future of education.