Alison D. Goldberg is the author of a book on social change philanthropy for young adults, Creating Change Through Family Philanthropy: The Next Generation. In addition to her work as a writer, Goldberg has served as a program coordinator, policy analyst, and organizer for a variety of social justice organizations. Through her work, she lived in a number of communities, including the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana and the eastern region of Ghana. Goldberg graduated from Tufts University with a degree in art history and anthropology. She completed a master’s degree in regional planning from Cornell University in 2000.