Abigail is a Project Manager at Turner Strategies, where she handles online communications and serves as the Editor for Feminism2.0. She has extensive experience in grassroots organizing, social justice advocacy, and media relations. Beginning in 1999, Abigail served as a Motivational Speaker for Free the Children, delivering presentations to over 8,000 young people about youth empowerment, globalization, international human rights, and child labor. Abigail then worked for 3 years on the staff of Senator Amy Klobuchar, handling a wide range of policy issues including foreign affairs, defense, and global women’s issues. She also served as the Communications Director for the Women’s Congressional Staff Association. In 2010, Abigail left Capitol Hill to work as the Press Secretary for the Lee Fisher for U.S. Senate race in Columbus, Ohio.
Abigail has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Mount Holyoke College. She is currently pursuing her Master of Arts degree in Global Security Studies at Johns Hopkins University, where she is writing her graduate thesis on gender-based violence in times of war. Abigail is a Fellow with the Partnership for a Secure America as well as a Truman National Security Project Congressional Security Scholar. Abigail sings with the St. Thomas Young Adult Choir and is a coxswain for the Rock Creek Rowing Masters Crew Team.