Abby truly loved her time on campus at The University of Texas at Austin where she graduated in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Science and Art in Biology and a Business Foundations Certificate. She met Charity Charge founder, Stephen Garten, before he launched the company while he was a guest speaker for her undergraduate entrepreneurship class. As a student leader for several university service organizations like The UT Service Scholars, she related to the purpose of his new venture and felt like his idea of promoting every day giving would be revolutionary for the nonprofit sector. She accepted an internship position at Charity Charge with a focus on content creation soon after its launch in 2016.
She appreciates being part of a team that strives to amplify the movement of every day giving in a world where so many deserving causes lack the resources they need to carry out their missions. Abby believes that the Charity Charge team, cardholders, and nonprofit partners as a whole embody a quote from Margaret Mead: