Allison Danielsen

Executive Director, BigFuture Careers and Partnerships

College Board

Allison Danielsen is the Executive Director of BigFuture Careers and Partnerships at the College Board. Her work is focused on helping millions of young people take the right first step after high school. She and her team support relationships with more than 50 organizations that help students learn about themselves and their options, and connect to opportunities through the free tools and resources on and the SAT Suite of Assessments.While there's much work to be done to improve college planning and connections, Allison wakes up every day thinking about the 56% of students without clear guidance for what to do next because they aren't going to begin their postsecondary journey at a 4-year college. As a proud graduate of community college, she knows there are a variety of pathways that can lead to success.