Abigail Omojola is a director with a unique knack for policy analysis and writing, strategic and tactical planning, and third-party engagement. While at The Raben Group, Abigail has worked for a diverse set of clients including the Open Society Foundations, the Democratic National Committee, Google, NAACP, and the National Partnership for Women and Families. She has provided strategic recommendations to foundations and organizations on racial justice, immigration, money in politics, inclusive economies, and worker supports for low-wage workers and communities of color. Abigail has also helped refine a new and timely narrative for the Democratic Party; built and managed the first national Coalition for Women’s Health Equity; worked closely with congressional offices to introduce landmark legislation, organized successful congressional lobby days; and facilitated lasting partnerships between clients and government agencies.
Abigail previously worked at Ipas and National Women’s Law Center, where she implemented strategies related to federal reproductive health law and policy and co-authored the first inclusive publication on the harm caused by U.S. foreign assistance and Medicaid restrictions on abortion. While in law school, she directly counseled refugees from across the East African region and assisted the prosecution of gross human rights violations at the U.N. International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Prior to law school, she designed several juvenile justice reform programs in Louisiana, including the capital city’s first juvenile alternative-to-detention.
Abigail is a first-generation Nigerian American who was raised in New Orleans, an LSU Tiger (bachelor’s degree in Political Science), and a Maryland-barred attorney who attended Case Western Reserve University School of Law as a Francisco de Vitoria International Law Scholar. She is the Board Chair of The Esperanza Education Fund, a scholarship and mentorship organization supporting immigrant students in the greater Washington, D.C., area.