Abby Fung - Senior Consultant, Root Cause Consulting
Abby joined Root Cause in 2006 and is currently a Senior Consultant.
has worked on, managed, and led engagements in a number of social issue areas, with a particular focus on health and wellness and healthy aging.
Past clients have included the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging
, the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership
, the National Resource Center for Participant-Directed Services
at Boston College
, the National Council on Aging
, ReServe Elder Service
, Chicago Public Schools
, and More than Wheels.
has spoken at local, state, and national conferences and was published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review (Spring 2008) and the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal
continues to follow and participate in discussions on social innovation, social enterprise, corporate social responsibility, performance measurement, health care reform, health equity for vulnerable populations, and health care quality and innovations.
Prior to joining Root Cause, Abby worked as a market research consultant to Fortune 100 and start-up companies; an investment analyst specializing in nonmarketable assets in the Silicon Valley office of Cambridge Associates; and a product manager in charge of a $65-million-dollar line of business at Johnson & Johnson.
At business school, Abby
was an executive organizer of the Global Social Venture Competition, where she
became interested in the intersection of business and social good.
Abby has taught at both Harvard University and Bay State Community College.
is the Boston area co-coordinator for Harvard University's
Center for Public Interest Careers and a Harvard College Schools
and Scholarship Chairperson for New York City
She received an A.B. with honors in history and literature from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.
Greatest Accomplishments: One of her
short stories was recently published in the British literary magazine, Pen Pusher
In Summer 2010, she
husband climbed to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro!