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Eleanor Allen has an extensive background as a strategic researcher and versatile writer for high-profile campaigns and national nonprofit organizations. She is Senior Manager, Foundation Relations at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) where her duties include strategic planning, prospect cultivation, proposal development, grant reporting and grants administration. She was previously Associate Director, Foundation Relations at Children’s Hospital Foundation and held similar roles at Advocates for Youth and the National Partnership for Women & Families.

Eleanor is co-author (with Jennifer Stark) of Corporate Funding – More Straightforward Than You Think, published in the Grassroots Fundraising Journal, May-June 2016. From 2013-16, she served on the community advisory board of the Teen Alliance for Prepared Parenting Program (TAPP) in Washington D.C. She received her B.A. from Syracuse University and her J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law.