Allyson Neville currently serves as Advisor for Humanitarian Response Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children US. Her areas of focus include education in emergencies, the protection of children in conflict as well as Afghanistan and Syria. Prior to joining Save the Children, Allyson spent over four years at the Friends Committee on National Legislation working on the prevention of violent conflict. She has also worked with Aegis Trust, Fairtrade America, United to End Genocide, and the Genocide Intervention Network. Allyson went to American University in Washington, D.C. where she earned her BA in Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics and Government, and an MA in International Affairs.