Director, Gap Foundation
Abby Davisson specializes in driving social innovation through cross-sector partnerships. As a director at Gap Foundation, she is currently focused on scaling Gap Inc.’s talent program, This Way Ahead, which helps youth from low-income communities gain skills, confidence, and first jobs at Old Navy, Gap, and Banana Republic stores. Abby’s previous experience includes developing strategic partnerships for Tipping Point Community and advancing school reform efforts for the New York City Department of Education. Abby began her career as a nonprofit strategy consultant with The Bridgespan Group. Abby holds a BA in American Studies from Yale University and an MBA and MA in Education from Stanford University. As a mother of two young sons, she makes good use of her employee discount at GapKids.