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Dr Allison Simons

Assistant Director, International Sport for Development at the Australian Sports Commission
Allison  Simons

Dr Allison Simons is currently working with the International Sport for Development section at the Australian Sports Commission, managing a team that delivers the Australian Sports Outreach Program (ASOP) across seven countries in the Pacific (Fiji, Vanuatu, Tonga, Nauru, Kiribati, Samoa and the Solomon Islands). She has been working in the field of sport for development for over five years.

Prior to joining the Australian Sports Commission, Allison was the National Manager of footyWILD PRIDE Community Development at the Australian Football League (AFL) in South Africa, where she was involved in designing and implementing Sport for Development initiatives using Australian Football as a vehicle for social change among disadvantaged youth in South Africa's townships.