Allison is an Administrator in the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and supports the Building and Industrial Applications Department. Allison previously provided logistics and communication support for the U.S.-India Joint Center for Building Energy Research and Development (CBERD). Her additional volunteer work includes the Berkeley Lab Transportation Advisory Committee, as well as various local and regional environmental conservation nonprofits. Allison has previously worked in university donor engagement, event management, and museum education. Allison has a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a University Concentration in Biology from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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