Alison Corwin

Regional Network: 
New England Regional Network
Class Year: 
2012
Position: 
Program Officer
Organization: 
Surdna Foundation
Location: 
New York, New York

Alison joined the Surdna Foundation as a Program Officer on the Sustainable Environments team in February 2013. She engages in grantmaking to advance just and sustainable communities through a ‘Next Generation Infrastructure’ lens that looks at sustainable transportation networks and equitable development patterns, energy systems in the built environment, urban water management, and regional food supply.  In this role, Alison promotes meaningful collaborations and innovative thinking regarding ways to integrate infrastructure solutions and prioritize infrastructure decisions that better meet the needs of low-income communities and communities of color. Alison has a Masters in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University and received an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Environmental Studies from St. Lawrence University.