Abigayle Davidson

Abigayle joined ANDE in 2016 to manage the Global Accelerator Learning Initiative (GALI), the leading source of research on business acceleration in developing economies. Abby now leads ANDE’s research and impact work across the globe, including projects to map entrepreneurial ecosystems, track trends in impact investing, and fund practitioner-researcher partnerships to test practical interventions supporting small and growing businesses. Prior to ANDE, Abby co-founded Markham & Fitz, a bean-to-bar chocolate company based in the U.S. She holds a Bachelor’s in International Business and Economics and a Master’s in Economics from the University of Arkansas.