As a director on the strategic communications team, Abiah oversees the firm’s media efforts, thought leadership, external presence, and narrative investments on technology issues. This includes topics such as tech culture, privacy and data protection, platform power, encrypted messaging standards, identification in the digital age, and new business models for tech startups.
Over the past 15 years, Abiah has raised the public profile of some of the world’s most recognized causes. She’s led a series of award-winning communications campaigns to promote life-saving vaccinations, advocate for gun violence prevention, raise funds for disaster response, improve the public education system, and help mothers around the world survive childbirth.
While at the American Red Cross, Abiah directed a technology incubator that assisted startups, major corporations, universities, and nonprofits in their efforts to improve financial inclusion, resilience, health outcomes, and living conditions in more than 24 countries. Most recently, Abiah served as global director of marketing and communications for the Social Progress Imperative, where she helped communicate changes in quality of life around the world, improve the measurement of the Sustainable Development Goals, and influence leaders to improve living conditions, education, the environment, and freedoms.
Abiah holds a B.A. in journalism and public relations from Western Washington University.