Alison Anderson is a professional engineer and the first WWEST Associate Chair at Yukon College. Alison received a Bachelor degree in Systems Design Engineering from University of Waterloo, then moved to the Yukon where she managed the design, construction, and commissioning of drinking water systems throughout the territory while at Opus International Consultants. She soon became the manager of the international engineering company's Yukon operations.
Alison is passionate about inclusion and innovation. As the Technology Innovation Officer at Yukon College, Alison led initiatives to increase gender diversity and inclusion in the Yukon innovation community. While in that role, she founded the WWEST Associate Chair program at Yukon College to increase the awareness and participation of women in STEM in the Yukon. She is the past chair of Engineers Yukon 30 by 30. Alison is currently Instructor/Coordinator of the Yukon Water and Wastewater Operator Program at Yukon College.