Allie first joined The Experiment in 2013 as a Group Leader. She led the 2013 and 2014 Japan: Language and Culture programs and the 2015 Thailand: Buddhist Traditions and Contemporary Culture program. In 2015, she also served as The Experiment Program Assistant, while studying for her Master of Arts in International Education at SIT Graduate Institute. Allie received her BA from Earlham College, through which she also studied at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. Allie also earned a Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) certification through teaching English in Costa Rica. Previously, Allie served as an AmeriCorps volunteer at Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Alaska.