You Should Know: Abby Falik

by guestofaguest · October 21, 2015

Abby Falik

A well-known educator and activist, Abby Falik is the founder and CEO of Global Citizen Year, which works to take the concept of a global bridge year after high school and turn it into a more commonly experienced expectation and opportunity.


Social  Entrepreneur

Place of birth:

Berkeley, CA



Abby Falik

Abby Falik

What do you actually do all day?

Try to remember to breath

Favorite song growing up?

Sting, DMB, Counting Crows

My biggest secret is…

world's worst speller (used my phone to spell-check at least five words on this sheet...)

Where do you live in San Francisco?


Uber, Taxi, BART or Bike?

My electric fiat (powered by the new solar panels on our roof!!!)-I'm totally smitten

My motto is…

It gets better (everything, always)

My alter ego is…

a yoga teacher

The last drink I had was…


My secret crush is…


What was your first job?

Selling my dad's old ties, door to door (age 6?)

If you had one day left to live in SF, what would you do?

Hike the Dipsea with my hubby & baby

Coming from? Going to?

"work" --> "work" (where work= passion, play, fun, privilege)

What is your favorite work of art?


Who should we know?

Erin Lewellen, our fab coo who keeps the trains running on time