Abby Bergren

Communication Coordinator

Abby Bergren, Communication Coordinator for the Israel Institute, spearheads several communication initiatives to advance the mission of the Institute and encourage deeper engagement on modern Israel over multiple sectors. She promotes Institute events and grantees through content development and outreach to academic and community organizations. 

Abby previously worked in a project management and research position serving the National Forum on Education Statistics, where she maintained communication between Forum members and working groups. She holds a B.A. in political science, with a focus on public policy, from the George Washington University and an M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from Tel Aviv University's Department of Middle Eastern and African History. Her academic research explores the history of land border crossings, including cross-border cooperation and conflict, in the Middle East.