About Allison Kooser

Allison is the Manager of Acquisition and Outreach at Opportunity International, spending her days getting people excited about fighting global poverty. Outside of the office, she bakes award-winning cookies, mentors awesome high school students, plays competitive trivia and reads 50 books a year.

Why Allison Kooser is a Global Citizen

I am a global citizen because the world is not nearly as big as we pretend it is – we are more connected now than we have ever been. We have a responsibility to love, serve and care for our neighbors, whether they are down the block or on the other side of the world.

Stories

  1. Article: Dear Mom, I travel the world thanks to you!
    Girls & Women

    Dear Mom, I travel the world thanks to you!

    By Allison Kooser|May 6, 2016|Opportunity International

    Allison Kooser's beautiful letter to her mom this Mother's Day. Read more

  2. Article: Why I'm happy to be hangry this week
    Food & Hunger

    Why I'm happy to be hangry this week

    By Allison Kooser|April 24, 2015|Opportunity International

    Alison Kooser talks about her decision to Live Below the Line. Read more

  3. Article: True confession: I told a lie
    Food & Hunger

    True confession: I told a lie

    By Allison Kooser|April 16, 2015|Opportunity International

    I have never actually had nothing to eat. But for many people, food scarcity is real. Read more

  4. Article: Seeing yellow
    Citizenship

    Seeing yellow

    By Allison Kooser|April 16, 2015|Opportunity International

    Here’s a hint. This is about much more than yellow. Read more

  5. Article: This #GivingTuesday, help me make my job irrelevant
    Citizenship

    This #GivingTuesday, help me make my job irrelevant

    By Allison Kooser|April 16, 2015|Opportunity International

    The reason I have a job is because people don’t know about global poverty. I want to change that. Read more