Abby Falik is an award-winning social entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Global Citizen Year—a nonprofit using the power of a global immersion between high school and college to unlock curiosity, conviction, and courage in our next generation leaders. A recognized expert on social innovation, leadership, and the changing landscape of education, Abby has been profiled by The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. Abby has been featured at forums including the Aspen Ideas Festival, the Obama Foundation Summit, the Fast Company Innovation Festival, PopTech, and The Nantucket Project. In 2018, Abby was named one of America's Top 25 Philanthropy Speakers by The Business of Giving. Abby received a B.A. in International Relations and an M.A. in International Comparative Education from Stanford. She received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. For more information on Global Citizen Year's gap year fellowship, go to www.globalcitizenyear.org.