Abby Berenson serves as the Associate Director of the Leadership Center where she develops, manages, and promotes innovative leadership curriculum, workshops, and related Center activities. Abby is committed to working with students across all programs to provide them with the tools to understand and then focus their own leadership capabilities while at MIT and beyond.

Prior to joining the Leadership Center Abby spent almost seven years at Boston College’s Office of International Programs where she worked closely with BC faculty and on-site coordinators to create over 30 international faculty-led summer and internships programs. While at BC she also designed and supervised the Global Service and Justice Program – a cohort leadership program providing BC students with the opportunity to deeply engage with concepts of community service and social justice through local and international service experiences paired with coursework and group reflection.

In addition, Abby worked at McCann-Erickson Worldwide in account management and at Brown University, as the Program Director for Brown’s Hillel Foundation.

Abby obtained her MBA from Boston College, M.A. in Higher Education Administration from New York University, and B.A. from Brandeis University.