Allyson Winburn is an administrative assistant on the Managed Organizations team at Arabella. Working out of the Washington, DC office, Allyson provides administrative, operational, and programmatic support for the nonprofit organizations that Arabella manages. She ensures communications and operations run smoothly and strives to make sure her colleagues who support client programming have everything necessary to deliver on excellent client service and amplify their projects’ impact.
Prior to joining Arabella Advisors, Allyson served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in South Africa, where she worked as a school and community resource project volunteer in the North West Province. She taught English as a First Additional Language to grade-school learners and assisted her rural school with resource development, grant writing, and phonics training for low-level learners. While in South Africa, she served as a monitoring and evaluation resource for her peers to help accurately capture volunteer outcomes across the country.
Outside of work, Allyson takes dance classes at several local studios and explores her newly adopted home. She enjoys scouting the podcast charts for hidden gems, meeting new dogs, and baking assorted treats for the DC Office. Allyson has a BA in political science from the University of Maryland, College Park, where she earned a minor in international development and conflict management and a certificate in public leadership. She is originally from Tucson, Arizona.