Ellen says that she was drawn to ABC2 by its clarity of purpose and entrepreneurial spirit. She felt that it was important to work for an organization with a strong core mission and one where she could feel that she was making a difference. ABC2 was a perfect fit.
As ABC2’s Events and Development Associate, Ellen supports major events and coordinates personal fundraising initiatives. She also manages day to day development operations and internal research projects.
Before joining ABC2, Ellen worked at Springboard Enterprises and held several different internships while attending American University. Her work focused on entrepreneurship, political fundraising, event planning and international development.
Ellen is a transplant from Portland, Oregon, having moved 2,000 miles from home to attend American University in Washington, DC. Ellen graduated Cum Laude from American with a degree in International Studies and a specialization in international development and South Asia. While at American, Ellen spent a year abroad in India and England.