A Minnesota Native, Abigail (Abby) Lawrence has been on the COMPAS board since 2016. Her participation with the Arts & Crafts Advisory Committee showed great leadership as she broadened our reach in the Twin Cities. She is currently a researcher at Medtronic and working on developing a new device for more accessible and affordable dialysis. . Abby graduated from Lehigh University with a BS and a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering (2010 and 2015).

Prior to Lehigh, Abby graduated from Blake High School and lived briefly as an ex-pat in London, England. Abby is also a dedicated mentor to young girls pursuing a career in engineering and science.