Abby Falik

Abby Falik

Closing Keynote Speaker, Region XII Northern CA District Conference

Abby Falik is an award-winning social entrepreneur. A recognized expert on social innovation and the changing landscape of education, Falik has been featured in Forbes, NPR, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. In 2018 she was named one of Goldman Sachs' 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs, and in 2016 Fast Company named her one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business. For her achievements as a social entrepreneur, she has been recognized as an Ashoka Fellow and a Draper Richards Kaplan Entrepreneur. She currently serves on the advisory boards of World Learning, Teach for All and the Harvard Business School. She received a BA in international relations and an MA in international comparative education from Stanford University. She received her MBA from Harvard Business School. Abby lives in Oakland with her husband, Joel Segre, and two young sons, Rio and Luca.