Alison Booth Gribas has 16 years of experience in fair trade, specialty coffee, and cooperatives. She is a worker-owner at Equal Exchange, serving as a food service sales rep and cafe expert. During her time at EE, Alison has served as Worker-Owner Coordinator and co-Chair of the Board of Directors. In 2011, Alison joined the Democracy at Work Network (DAWN) as an apprentice. She now serves as a certified Peer Advisor and Intake Coordinator with the network, and co-authored the DAWN handbook "Designing Effective Systems of Evaluation and Accountability in Worker Cooperatives."