Abbey is interested in the intersection of water management, food systems, climate resilience, and environmental justice. Before her time at Yale, Abbey conducted stakeholder engagement and developed reports on issues such as water access and corporate water stewardship at the Pacific Institute and the United Nations Global Compact CEO Water Mandate.
She holds a B.S. in Conservation and Resource Studies from the University of California, Berkeley and graduated with an MEM from the Yale School of the Environment in 2021.
As part of the Regenerative Agriculture Initiative, Abbey co-developed the guidebook Soil Health Policy: Developing Community-Driven State Soil Health Policy and Programs.