Alison M. Trachtman Hill, MPA, is Founder and Managing Partner, Critical Issues for Girls (CI4G). A results-oriented management professional, Ms. Hill has more than 12 years of experience working in project management, program design and implementation, curriculum development, research and evaluation, fund development, and workshops and training.
Prior to founding CI4G, Alison managed the national anti-violence initiative at the headquarters of the Girl Scouts of the USA. Funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, this initiative contributed to girls’ healthy development in the areas of bullying prevention and intervention, crime prevention, gang prevention, and Internet safety, with an emphasis on cyberbullying and cyberthreats. She also contributed to the organization’s college-preparedness program and co-authored numerous print and digital resources for girls.
Ms. Hill graduated from Tufts University with a BA (magna cum laude) in Spanish and Women’s Studies. She holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, with a concentration in Non-Profit Business Management. Honored for her academic achievement with a Chancellor’s Fellowship to pursue a PhD in Sociology at The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY), Ms. Hill focuses her research on girls’ and women’s issues. Her current work incorporates the ways in which culture and gender socialization impact girls’ identities and relationships in online communities.
Also see our reference to Alison’s work in our blog “When Your Child is the Cyberbully.”