Abigail Osei Assistant Vice President

Abigail Osei

Assistant Vice President

Abigail (Opoku-Agyemang) Osei, Assistant Vice President, has served in multiple roles during her nine years at The Starr Foundation. She provides operational leadership in the areas of grants management technology, reporting, and external communications. Originally from Ghana, Abigail’s family moved to New York City when she was in elementary school. Seeing the world from the Bronx fostered her love for philanthropy, international affairs, and volunteering with young people. Having been a beneficiary of nonprofit social services, many of which are current or former grantees of The Starr Foundation, Abigail is passionate about community service.

Abigail is the author of the book, The Commander and the Promise, and the upcoming children's book, Let's Learn Twi. She is currently co-chair of the Communications Committee for the Northeast Chapter of Peak Grantmaking. In addition, she serves on the Advisory Committee for the Myra Kraft Transitional Year Program at Brandeis University. She is also a member of the Executive and Finance Committees of the Greater New York Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

A graduate of A. Philip Randolph High School in Harlem, New York, Abigail earned a B.A. in International Politics & Economics from Middlebury College. In 2015, she completed her Certificate in Global Philanthropy from New York University’s School of Continuing Professional Studies. Abigail is currently earning her Master's in Organizational Leadership at Lehman College.