Allie Long, Digital Communications Coordinator

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“I am inspired by our team’s commitment to exploring the intersection of creative communication and cutting edge social welfare research as a means to advocate for practitioners directly impacting the lives of children and families.”

Allie is responsible for disseminating written content for the Institute’s communications department through blog posts, social media, feature articles, website maintenance and research copy editing. She is a professional communicator with experience spearheading marketing efforts, strategic content, website curation, copy writing/editing, social media, and SEO-optimized work for a variety of non-profits, startups, universities, and professional organizations. She graduated with honors from Western Washington University with a degree in Psychology and Creative Writing. Allie has both personal and professional experience mentoring young women and children through social justice programs across Texas, Washington, and Oregon, in group sizes ranging from one-on-one interventions to keynote presentations with over 500 attendees. She has extensive experience with Adobe Creative Cloud, Google, and social media analytics. Allie’s professional interests include: women’s health access, family planning, and reproductive health; child literacy; mental health access for children and families; sustainable nutrition; gender-based violence and domestic violence prevention and treatments.

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allie.long@austin.utexas.edu