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While our faculty and staff members represent a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and areas of interest, they’re all dedicated to a common goal—supporting the Duke community in changing the world through entrepreneurial action.

Abby Grubbs

Senior Program Coordinator, Education

Abby Grubbs is part of the education team at Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship, working primarily on the I&E Certificate programs. She focuses on student advising, program outreach, and administration of the Graduate & Professional certificate.

Prior to joining I&E, Abby’s career was in international education. She worked for the Duke Global Education Office, advising undergraduate students on study away opportunities and managing summer study away programs. Before starting at Duke, she lived in Santiago, Chile for several years, teaching English and facilitating study abroad programming.

Abby is originally from Vermont. She has a bachelor’s degree in Latin American Studies and International Studies from Colby College, and a Master’s in International Studies from North Carolina State University.

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