Abigail Mayer is a joint Master in Public Policy and Master of Business Administration candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School. Before attending Harvard, she worked at the Boston Consulting Group, where she did extensive work in global health and global development, including a one-year secondment at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Abigail hopes to improve opportunities for healthy and productive lives in low-income countries, in particular by mitigating the impacts of global climate change. While at Harvard, she plans to explore ways to leverage both business and policy to combat the climate threat. She holds a BA in Global Affairs from Yale University.