Kelly Allen

Research Associate

Kelly Allen is a Research Associate with Carlson Beck; she brings a background in policy and anthropological research, including work done in Panama as a Fulbright scholar.

Kelly’s experience in international human rights research has strengthened her work with nonprofits around the world. She brings strong research and investigative skills toher role and responsibilities with Carlson Beck in the nonprofit and philanthropic communities. She holds a B.A. in International Relations from Beloit College, with minors in African Studies and Philosophy; Kelly is fluent in Spanish.

Community Commitment: Contributing writer for Anchal, a nonprofitorganization that provides training and economic stability to empower exploited women living in India. Kelly also serves on the boards of Each One Reach One, a nonprofit reaching kids in detention facilities through the arts, and About Face, which teaches media literacy to young women and girls.

Personal Passions: Racial justice and human rights; her work at the W. Haywood Burns Institute for Juvenile Justice permits her continued participation promoting fairness and equality.

“If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway…The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.” – Kent M. Keith

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