Allison joined the Edge Research team in October 2019 as a Research Assistant/Programmer. Prior to joining Edge, she was a business analyst at a nonprofit association in Washington, DC. There, she created and implemented innovative processes to make the association’s efforts more cost-effective and efficient. Allison also brings a strong foundation in quantitative and programming skills from her extensive STEM coursework while earning her B.S. from Harvey Mudd College with a minor in computer science. She also served as an intern at the California Institute of Technology, where she developed data processing and visualization applications in Python. Allison will contribute her knowledge and skills to several client teams across Edge, on topics ranging from education to tax preparation.
In addition to programming, Allison enjoys drawing, knitting, and visiting state parks. She also volunteers with a local cat rescue organization to increase awareness of adoption opportunities in the DC region.