Chief Operating Officer, University of Chicago, Urban Labs

Abbie Castiglione is the Chief Operating Officer for the University of Chicago, Urban Labs, a policy research center that identifies, tests, and scales promising programs in the areas of crime prevention, education, poverty allevation, health, and engery & environment. She is responisible for strengthening and streamlining all business operations and leading integration efforts across the Labs.

She is also an entrepreneur, and co-founder of Quantified, a social venture that develops, designs, and delivers metrics for nonprofits. She is very passionate about using data and analytics to help create social change. Abbie is a partner at Social Venture Partners, Chicago. A philanthropic organization that provides financial and capacity building support to local non-profits. 

Abbie holds a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a MS in industrial/organizational psychology from California State University, and a BS in business management from DePaul University. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, live music, dancing, beach volleyball, and spending time with friends and family.