About Me

Allison Stevens writes about health and health care, politics and policy, and issues of concern to women, mothers and caregivers. Check out her column on motherhood Women's eNews.

Stevens spent more than a decade covering Capitol Hill for a variety of publications. She was Washington Bureau Chief for Women’s eNews, an online site that covers news of interest to women; covered the United States Senate for Congressional Quarterly; and covered the Senate, and then campaigns and elections, for The Hill. She is now a senior writer for a public relations firm that works on behalf of non-profit groups.


Stevens’ work has appeared in numerous print and online publications, including Ms., the American Prospect, and the Huffington Post. She is the 2004 recipient of the Sandy Hume Memorial Award for Excellence in Political Reporting and was part of a team of reporters who won the 2010 Exceptional Merit in Media Award.

Stevens holds a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Michigan and a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University. She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband, two boys, and a lab mix named Pancake. She does not have much free time, but when she does she uses it to catch up on sleep and sometimes take a yoga class.