Allison graduated from the University of Kentucky with a BA in International Studies and Spanish. During her sophomore year, she spent a semester studying abroad in Granada, Spain on an ISA Partner Program where she studied Spanish language and interned with a sports tourism agency. After returning from her study abroad, Allison worked in the UKEA office as an Education Abroad Peer Ambassador. Studying abroad helped Allison earn enough academic credit to graduate a year early! After graduation, she spent a year teaching English at a primary school in Madrid, Spain.
Allison is a 2x UK alumna, as she completed a Master of Science in Higher Education with a focus in Student Affairs and International Education in May 2022.