At Connecticut College, Alanna double majored in economics and international relations, as well as minored in Latin American studies, where she graduated Cum Laude with an honors distinction in international relations. During her undergraduate experience, Alanna co-founded the Amnesty International club, chaired the Women’s Center annual Vagina Monologues production, and was a selected honors scholar at the Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy (PICA). Alanna has studied, worked, and traveled across the globe, focusing on NGOs' role in international development and humanitarian assistance. Previously, Alanna worked on programs and development teams at FilmAid International and Concern Worldwide. She is on the leadership council of Concern Worldwide and is a Board Member and Chair of Strategic Planning at Nursing for All. This summer, Alanna will be leading a community service program in Costa Rica prior to moving to London in the fall to pursue her Masters of Public Administration and Policy at the London School of Economics.