Abby Waldorf

Thrive Blog Manager, WLE

Member of the WLE Operations Team

a.waldorf (at)

Abby Waldorf is the Thrive blog coordinator for WLE. She holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and was formerly the managing director of wH2O: The Journal on Gender and Water.

Contents authored by Abby Waldorf

  • Challenges to improving equity in the Gash Die

  • Reflections from Thrive's outgoing editor

  • Youth pitch their innovations to the dragon's den.

    A room full of dragons

  • The Art of Saving: as told by the giraffe, ant and zebra

  • Putting a price on wetlands

  • Breaking the gender mold: voices from the field

  • Can foreign direct investment benefit smallholders and investors?

  • Policy Pitching to the Dragon's Den

  • Landscape investments: businesses act now or suffer later

  • Terraces and water erosion Ethiopia

    Re-thinking resilience in the Fogera region of Ethiopia

  • Adapting the financial climate for landscapes

  • Youth engaging youth in agriculture

  • When land gets grabbed, do women get sidelined?

  • Taking the "waste" out of wastewater

  • Can 'smart' subsidies save African agriculture?

  • Rethinking the value of wastewater

  • Let's Talk Gender at World Water Week