Abigale (Abbie) joined the Institute full-time in 2019 after graduating from St. Olaf College with majors in Political Science and Religion and a concentration (minor) in Management Studies. As the Program Assistant, she supports the Inclusive America Project on a variety of tasks such as program implementation, logistics, and administrative needs. Previously, she worked as an intern and summer staffer for the Office of Institutional Advancement at the Institute in their Aspen, Colorado office. While at college, she was heavily involved in Student Government where she served as Chair of the Student Senate, Student Body Vice President, and led the school’s first mental health initiative. Outside of these involvements, Abbie can often be found listening to one of her favorite podcasts, reading a memoir, or cooking dinner for her friends.