Julie Allen Named Executive Director of Corvias Foundation

Seasoned leader brings 40 years’ expertise in transforming education and communities


Warwick, RI (April 30, 2024)Corvias has appointed Julie Allen as the new Executive Director of Corvias Foundation in service to supporting the educational dreams of military families. With a background spanning 40 years in education and non-profit sectors, Allen will lead the Foundation into its next chapter of success.

Corvias Foundation, which is led by Julie Allen, Executive Director, supports the educational aspirations of military families.
Corvias Foundation, which is led by Julie Allen, Executive Director, supports the educational aspirations of military families.

Since its founding in 2006, Corvias Foundation has donated more than $15 million in scholarships to military-connected students and provided scholarships to more than 450 students.

“With a background deeply rooted in educational advancement and impactful, responsible program development, Julie brings a unique perspective that aligns with the Foundation's mission,” said Jen Sousa, Corvias Foundation board president. “Her strategic thinking, relentless learning mindset, and track record for establishing best-in-class programs make her a formidable asset for Corvias Foundation and the military families for which we advocate.”

"I am honored to join Corvias Foundation in its mission to support the educational dreams of military families," said Julie Allen. “I look forward to leading the Foundation into its next chapter, as we continue to make a meaningful impact on the lives of these remarkable individuals and their communities."

Allen added, "I believe education has the power to make a ripple effect to transform broader communities. Military-connected students possess exceptional resilience and unique perspectives. Our nation benefits when we support their aspirations.”

Prior to joining Corvias Foundation, Allen served as executive director of the non-profit organization Engineers in Action; founded her own non-profit organization, Lead Up; and held leadership positions at Boys Hope Girls Hope International and other educational institutions. She holds a Master of Arts from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Music from Nebraska Wesleyan University.

As a 501(c)(3) organization, all donations to Corvias Foundation are tax deductible. To join the mission and contribute, please contact Corvias Foundation directly.

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About Corvias

Corvias partners with the Department of Defense and higher education institutions to solve infrastructure and energy resiliency challenges and to create long-term, sustainable value through our unique Solutions Through Partnerships® approach. Corvias partnerships enhance the well-being in our communities, including at the largest renewable energy project in Kansas and at resiliency projects nationwide. Our more than 72,000 residents consistently highly rank the courtesy and professionalism of our maintenance and leasing personnel. To learn more, please visit: www.corvias.com

About Corvias Foundation

Corvias Foundation creates educational opportunities for military families. Founded in 2006, we work to increase access to educational opportunities so that our scholars are empowered to pursue their dreams and make a greater impact in service to their communities. We have awarded more than $15 million in scholarships and grants to military-connected students and military spouses to support their education. More than 450 students and military spouses have received a Corvias Foundation scholarship, ranging from $5,000 up to $50,000.