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Elizabeth Abel

Elizabeth Abel, MS’13

  • Lecturer, NPL Program

Elizabeth Abel is a Vice President at CCS Fundraising, an international fundraising consulting firm that partners with non-profits. Throughout her CCS tenure, Elizabeth has worked with organizations in the education, arts and culture, religion, and social services sectors to drive transformational fundraising campaigns. She has also directed feasibility and planning studies, development assessments, annual campaigns, and special fundraising events.

Elizabeth is an Instructor at the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, where she also serves on the Board of the Nonprofit Leadership Program Alumni Association. She is also a Board Member of the American Jewish Committee ACCESS New York Region.

Elizabeth holds a Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University.

“I was drawn to the NPL Program because of its unique focus on social impact and cultivating future thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators who are addressing the most complex social challenges of our time. My experiences as an NPL graduate student positioned me for a successful career in fundraising consulting for nonprofit organizations and reaffirmed my commitment to social good.”

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