Allison Carrigan is the Administrative and Event Coordinator at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. Prior to joining MLI in November 2016, she worked for seven and a half years at the British High Commission where she found housing for incoming members of staff, and handled the day-to-day management of their properties. Allison is on the Board of Directors of the National Capital Vegetarian Association. The NCVA is a non-profit, membership-based organization dedicated to supporting people interested in a plant-based lifestyle.