Abigail is a Knowledge Management and Translation Manager at Grand Challenges Canada. She leads knowledge management and translation activities for the global mental health program and provides broader data management and reporting support across GCC.
Abigail has worked in academic and not-for-profit settings with a strong focus on reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health. For several years she was based India, where she worked with the University of Manitoba’s Centre for Global Public Health to document stories from frontline workers on a large-scale health systems strengthening initiative. Abigail also spent time with Noora Health, supporting with impact communications and piloting qualitative data collection processes. Prior to joining Grand Challenges Canada, Abigail was at Aga Khan Foundation Canada, where she managed a portfolio of health projects in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Abigail holds a Master of Public Health from Simon Fraser University and a specialist Honours BA in International Development Studies from the University of Toronto Scarborough.