As Office Manager/Receptionist, Allena is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the DC office, including screening requests for assistance from asylum seekers. She also coordinates the internship program for all Human Rights First offices.
Allena received her B.A. in International Studies from American University’s School of International Service. While at AU she spent time studying abroad in Rome, Italy and Paris, France and completed several internships in the DC area, as well as a State Department e-Internship with the US Embassy in Madrid.