About Alison Shea

Alison is a Global Policy and Advocacy Associate with Global Poverty Project (GPP). Prior to joining GPP, she had a high-rolling career in finance but counted every hour of the day. So she left and couldn't be happier. She's a huge propronent of the power of business to change the world for the better and you'll definitely see her ranting about that often.

Why Alison Shea is a Global Citizen

I am a global citizen because I believe that my mission in life is to learn and love as much as I possibly can. If I can say I've done that, then my life will be a success.

Stories

  1. Video: How girls around the world are fighting for gender equality through football

    How girls around the world are fighting for gender equality through football

    By Alison Shea|May 16, 2016

    The Global Goals World Cup brings together women of all ages and backgrounds! Read more

  2. Article: 4 ways women stand to lose more from climate change

    4 ways women stand to lose more from climate change

    By Alison Shea|Dec. 17, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    Climate change does not affect all people equally. Read more

  3. Article: Pearl Jam wants to end gender based violence

    Pearl Jam wants to end gender based violence

    By Alison Shea  and  Olivia Howell|Dec. 7, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    Yet another reason why Pearl Jam is awesome - as if they weren't already rockstars. Read more

  4. Article: One more reason to be careful with antibiotics: obesity

    One more reason to be careful with antibiotics: obesity

    By Alison Shea|Nov. 12, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    The link between antibiotics and weight gain is getting clearer. Remember factory farming? Read more

  5. Article: What I learned from going broke in Costa Rica

    What I learned from going broke in Costa Rica

    By Alison Shea|Oct. 26, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    How does tourism REALLY affect pour countries? Read more

  6. Article: How Turkey could change the lives of 100 million women

    How Turkey could change the lives of 100 million women

    By Alison Shea  and  Lewit Gemeda|Aug. 17, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    This year's G20 summit has the potential to change lives. Read more

  7. Article: Why the heck was I asked to tweet Iceland and Uruguay about WOMEN?

    Why the heck was I asked to tweet Iceland and Uruguay about WOMEN?

    By Alison Shea|July 31, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    And what are they doing about girls and women? Read more

  8. Article: This is what can happen when you get 193 countries in 1 room

    This is what can happen when you get 193 countries in 1 room

    By Alison Shea|July 22, 2015

    "Talk is cheap, but progress has costs," Diana Ohlbaum. Read more

  9. Article: Why a city in Ethiopia is bumming me out

    Why a city in Ethiopia is bumming me out

    By Alison Shea|July 13, 2015

    The Financing for Development Conference will likely miss the mark and this is kind of a big deal. Read more

  10. Article: Want to boost your faith in humanity?  Listen to what global citizens had to say to the US State Department

    Want to boost your faith in humanity? Listen to what global citizens had to say to the US State Department

    By Alison Shea|July 10, 2015

    This is why Global Citizens get stuff done. You guys rock! Read more