Abigail Noble

Head of Impact Investing, World Economic Forum

Abigail Noble is Head of Impact Investing Initiatives at the World Economic Forum. She is the co-author of the World Economic Forum’s recent publications on Impact Investing “From the Margins to the Mainstream”, “Charting the Course" and the series "From Ideas to Practice” as well as the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship’s “Social Investment Manual”. From 2010 until 2013, she served as the Head of Latin America and Africa for the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, where she ran the competitions for social entrepreneur of the year for those two regions and worked with the founders and CEOs of several dozen social innovations to help them scale through partnerships with governments and corporations. She received her B.A. in Economics from Tufts University, her Master’s in International Development (MPA/ID) from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, was a Global Leadership Fellow with the World Economic Forum and a Fulbright Scholar in Uruguay, where she studied democracy and economic development.