Alison Reiszadeh received a Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management [Honours] with a Specialization in Development Studies and a Minor in Economics from Carleton University. Alison has a strong passion and interest in environment and climate change policy, as well as issues of food security and sustainable food systems. During her final academic year, Alison completed her Undergraduate Honours Research Essay on Nepal’s Migration and Food Security Nexus. During her time at Carleton Alison was very involved with the student community, serving as an Awareness Coordinator and Vice President of communications for Carleton University’s We Charity. As well as working as a research assistant under the Faculty of Political Science, on issues of international and domestic migration.
Upon graduation Alison worked for Library and Archives Canada, as well as being a writer for Just Governance for Human Security. Alison joined the United Nation’s volunteer team to develop an E-book for Just Governance for Human Security; the E-book addresses the interconnected relationship between the organization’s six pillars of human security and the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.