Abigail is a MPP candidate at the Ford School of Public Policy. Originally from New Jersey, Abigail received her bachelor’s degree in Global Affairs from Yale University. Prior to graduate school, Abigail worked in education in New York City. While in New York, she completed a year of AmeriCorps service as a teaching assistant, worked as a college counselor at three high schools and worked as a project manager at Kitamba, a social-impact consulting firm. She believes strongly in the importance of thoughtful community engagement and design processes and looks forward to bringing her socially engaged design work to a future career in education policy.