Ms. Mishkin was the Program/Research Associate for the National STEM Video Game Challenge. She joined the Cooney Center in 2011 as an associate web producer, supporting the Center’s Publications and Communications department.
Before joining the Cooney Center, Allison served as the lead ELA Games Product Owner at Amplify where she consulted with game design companies to manage production of a suite of Middle School English games. A former Google Policy Fellow, Allison has published research on all aspects of technology and society from literacy, to young girls and STEM education, youth interaction in online communities, telecommunications policy and more. As a freelance consultant, she has worked with start-ups and non-profits including Quirky, E-Line Media, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art to help them manage grow audience and customer bases.
A Thouron fellow, Allison graduated from Oxford University as the Google Graduate Scholar at the Oxford Internet Institute. She received a BA degree from the University of Pennsylvania with an individualized degree in the Social Implications of Computer Science, and is interested in how technology influences child development and human communication. Outside of her technical pursuits, Allison loves musical theater, kickball, and baking treats for her coworkers and friends.