Allison Simko is the Marketing and Programs intern for the Montana World Affairs Council for the 2020-2021 academic year. While originally from California, Allison moved to Missoula to attend the University of Montana as a Presidential Leadership Scholar in the class of 2023. With a major in Political Science and minor in Japanese, Allison has a passion for foreign affairs and plans to move to Japan post graduation. She enjoys practicing yoga, travelling to different countries, and hiking and backpacking all over Montana.