Making Caring Common, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Alison Cashin


Alison Cashin is the Director of Communications & External Relations for Making Caring Common, a project of the Harvard Graduate School of Education committed to raising children who care for others and the common good.

As a communicator and advocate for more than two decades, Alison has helped mission-driven organizations put their ideas into practice, build and engage diverse audiences, and develop and communicate messages that change hearts and minds. Her work has been featured in major national outlets, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, National Public Radio, and The New Yorker. Alison earned a Master of Science in Journalism at Boston University, including a journalism fellowship at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna, Austria, and a Bachelor of Arts in English at Vassar College.