Alyson Chun is a veteran Senior Facilitator and Senior Program Manager for the JUMP! Foundation. Born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Alyson has a strong background in Middle Eastern Studies, and is proficient in Modern Standard Arabic. Alyson completed her B.A. in International and Area Studies at Kalamazoo College and received her M.A. in International Development at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. For many years, Alyson co-coordinated an after-school program focused on creative expression at Kalamazoo Central High School. Alyson continues to focus on the role of youth in the development process.