Abigail joined Eagle’s Nest as a camper, an OA student (Semester 4), and on a Hante to Ghana–three experiences that were formative in her life. Abigail holds a B.A. from Bates College in Environmental Studies and an M.A. in Latin American Studies from Georgetown University, where for both degrees she focused on sustainable development and agriculture. Over her career, she has served in an executive role at an advocacy and research nonprofit in Washington, DC, and has over 17 years experience in all management, development, communications, programmatic, fundraising, and operations facets of small to medium sized nonprofits. She lives in Charlottesville, VA with her husband and three kids, where she works as a grant writer and fundraising consultant for various nonprofits. She can often be found horseback riding, growing vegetables in her backyard, and enjoying the outdoors with her family.