As a director on the strategic communications team, Abiah oversees Omidyar Network’s brand and external communications strategies. She previously led the company’s media efforts, thought leadership, external presence, and narrative investments on technology issues.
Over the past 15 years, Abiah has raised the public profile of some of the world’s most recognized causes.
While at the American Red Cross, Abiah directed international communications, raise funds for disaster response, and lead 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.
Abiah also 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.
Additionally, while at the National Parent Teacher Association and PATH, she led a series of award-winning communications campaigns to advocate for gun violence prevention, improve the public education system, promote life-saving vaccinations, and help mothers around the world survive childbirth.
Abiah holds a B.A. in journalism and public relations from Western Washington University.