Abigail Disney

Abigail Disney is 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, as well as taking her first stab at directing on a feature-length documentary about the gun culture in America. She founded the Daphne Foundation, Peace is Loud, and with 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee, co-founded the Gbowee Peace Foundation USA.

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