Alison McDonald

Program Coordinator @ Meridian
Alison McDonald
Alison McDonald

Alison McDonald joined the GlobalConnect team as a Program Coordinator in September of 2018. She holds a Master’s of International Relations degree from the University of Edinburgh and a B.A. from the University of Michigan with majors in International Studies and Spanish. Before coming to Meridian, she worked with the Smithsonian’s Office of International Relations, supporting their public diplomacy and visiting fellowship and internship programs. Her previous professional experience in international education and exchange includes teaching English as a Second Language and managing communications for a corporate language training firm in Madrid, serving as an Education Abroad Advisor at the University of Michigan’s International Center, and conducting research in cultural and linguistic expatriate services.