Abby Despres


Abby Despres

November 9, 2022

Abby is a graduate student at the Heller School at Brandeis University, where she is pursuing her dual Master’s in Public Policy and her Social Impact Masters in Business Administration. With her concentration in environmental justice, Abby is passionate about working at the intersection of business and environmentalism to promote an equitable transition to a more sustainable world. Before starting with Solstice, Abby worked on Capitol Hill for Congressman Jared Golden on the environmental and women’s health policy portfolios and most recently as an intern for Maine Conservation Voters working on advocacy projects related to tribal sovereignty and informational campaigns on legislator’s environmental track records. She holds a B.S in political science, concentrating in French and international affairs, from the University of Maine. She loves to hike, ski, run, and basically anything that gets her outside.