is a Project Specialist for the First 5 First Steps (F5FS) family support program. Abby has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of San Diego and a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Social Marketing from the University of South Florida. Prior to joining the Chapter and the F5FS team, Abby gained experience conducting developmental and social/emotional assessments for children, 0-5 years old, entering the foster care system at the Polinsky Children’s Center. As well, Abby gained experience in complex case management and project coordination with 2-1-1 San Diego’s Navigation Department. There she was the lead for many programs including the Perinatal Care Network and the 2-1-1 First 5 program. As an integral member to these programs, Abby continued to cultivate a passion and detailed knowledge for family support programs and the impact they have on maternal and child health.