Susan Allen is a program coordinator in the Office of the President, where her responsibilities include oversight of grants processes across the global network and co-managing the president’s and chairman’s discretionary grants portfolios and core institutional grantees. Previously, she was a program associate with the Democracy Fund in U.S. Programs.
Prior to joining Open Society, Allen worked at Community Catalyst, a national health advocacy organization, where she provided programmatic and administrative support, including work on two national health advocacy campaigns for dental access and health equity, in addition to working on development for the organization.
She graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a double major in communications and legal studies. Allen is currently pursuing a master’s in global management from the London School of Economics.