Allison Carpenter earned her B.A. in psychology from Boston University. It was through an off-campus work study position with a non-profit that provides assistance to individuals with mobility impairments, that she developed the desire to work in a profession that makes a positive impact. For over a decade, Allison furthered this pursuit at the Philadelphia Zoo where she managed a multi-faceted youth development program for deserving teens interested in animals and conservation. During this time, she expanded the program, established partnerships throughout the region and developed a strong personal and professional commitment to sustainability and environmental conservation. As the Office Manager for the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship, Allison supports all aspects of the Center’s work, with a primary focus on financial management and coordination of overall operations. She also continues to engage in work related to sustainability by serving as a member of the executive committee of the College's Council on Sustainability and Social Responsibility (CSSR), chairing the CSSR Community Connections Working Group, and acting as treasurer of the Committee for Environmental Responsibility (CER). Outside of Haverford, Allison is currently seeking an appointment to Haverford Township’s Environmental Advisory Committee, where she will be able better inform the College on the environmental advocacy work of the township.