Allison Hein was born into a military family and spent her formative years moving around the world. She graduated from Skidmore College in 2015 with a B.S. in Management and Business and a B.A. in International Affairs. During her undergraduate studies, she competed in multiple Model United Nations and Model European Union conferences in the U.S., Canada, and the Netherlands. Her legal interests include international human rights with a focus on gender equality. She will graduate from WCL with a JD and AU SIS with a MA in 2018.