Vice President of International Programs and Operations
Abby is Vice President of International Programs & Operations, overseeing regional management units and their country offices in East & Central, West and Southern Africa; Latin America & the Caribbean; Asia; and the Middle East/Europe. Abby came to CARE in 1995 and has taken on country and regional leadership roles in East and Central Africa, the Middle East, the former Soviet Union, and Haiti.
Prior to CARE Abby worked with the U.S. Peace Corps, German Agency for Technical Cooperation, UN World Food Programme, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and U.S. Department of Agriculture. She has a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from Colorado College and a Master of International Administration from The School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont. She has over twenty years of experience in international humanitarian relief and development leadership and operational management, working with host country counterparts, bi- and multi-lateral agencies and at grassroots level.