Abbey Prior

Vice President, Operations


Abbey is the Vice President of Operations at GSV Ventures and ASU+GSV Summit, and brings 18 years of experience and commitment to pursuing equitable access to education across the globe to the GSV family. In her role she supports internal people and operations functions, impact initiatives, and our Summit and Community work ranging from programming, school tours, receptions, Educator x Entrepreneur Exchange events and the inaugural Google GSV Education Innovation Fellowship.She started her career as a middle school special education in Brooklyn, NY with Teach For America and then joined TFA staff where she worked in campus recruitment, strategic talent acquisition, learning and development and people work. During that time, Abbey also supported the learning and growth of educators across the globe with Teach For All’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team where she designed diversity, equity and inclusion resources and engagements for CEO and staff across the globe. Just before joining GSV, Abbey helped lead people work as a Chief of Staff on TFA’s HR team and served a strategic thought partner for senior leadership in service of stewarding team wide vision and strategies.Abbey earned her M. Ed. from PACE University School of Education, and her B.A. from Boston College. She lives in Portland, Maine with her son, partner and dog.