abigail e. disney

Filmmaker, Philanthropist, Activist

Abigail Disney is a member of Search for Common Ground's Board of Directors, a filmmaker, and philanthropist. Her longtime passion for women’s issues and peacebuilding culminated in her first film Pray the Devil Back to Hell. Abigail created the groundbreaking PBS mini-series Women, War & Peace, the most comprehensive global media initiative ever mounted on the role of women in peace and conflict. She has played a role in many film projects and is currently at work on a film highlighting the key role of women in the Arab Awakening. She founded the Daphne Foundation, Peace is Loud and co-founded, along with 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee, the Gbowee Peace Foundation USA.