Alison Southern graduated from Georgia Tech in 2013 with a B.S. in International Affairs with a focus on European studies. As an undergraduate student, Alison worked for the School of Economics and Grand Challenges as a student assistant, event planner, and social media coordinator. She also served on the Collegiate Panhellenic Council, Residence Hall Association, and was a member of the FASET team.
Alison served as the Grand Challenges Coordinator from 2013 to 2016. She now serves at the Assistant Director. She supports the daily programming for the community and enjoys working with students through the Grand Challenges mentorship program and on various student events.