Alison Paul

Regional Network: 
National Fellows
Class Year: 
2016
Position: 
Youth Conservation Action Manager
Organization: 
The Field Museum
Location: 
Chicago, IL

Alison Paul is an environmental educator, wilderness enthusiast, and The Field Museum of Natural History's Youth Conservation Action Manager. Alison has worked in a range of formal and informal educational settings from Colombia to Chicago in order to support the next generation of knowledgeable, passionate, and engaged environmental leaders. J

Alison supports regional and national efforts to get students engaged in conservation as a co-chair of the Chicago Wilderness Next Generation of Conservation Leaders Working Group, a board member to the Outdoors Empowered Network, and a member of the Mighty Acorns Leadership Team.

Prior to her current position, Alison coordinated The Field Museum's high school summer program, the Environmental Leadership Internship, and the Mighty Acorns program. She has a M.A. in Social and Cultural Foundations in Education from DePaul University and a B.S. in Environmental Science from Loyola University Chicago.