Allie sirrine, program associate

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Allie is currently on the community engagement team with Opportunity@Work, where she supports a network of TechHire communities in their efforts to expand access to tech training and careers, and increase equity in hiring practices. 

Before joining Opportunity@Work, Allie served as a Program Officer with the National Institute of Work and Learning (NIWL) at FHI 360 where she utilized her programmatic and financial grants management skills on workforce development and re-entry projects. She specifically worked to support Bridge to Employment, a Johnson & Johnson initiative with FHI 360, that works with high school students in disadvantaged communities to excel in school and explore career pathways. Allie also worked to secure and implement a Department of Labor Reentry Grant across three communities in the United States to improve the education and employment outcomes of more than 560 young adults, ages 18 through 24, who are currently involved in the criminal justice system.

Allie is passionate about working to empower people and improve lives. She currently lives in Washington, D.C. with her closest friend and their two adopted kitties, Max and Sophie.