Abigail E. Disney

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Abigail E. Disney "Founder and President of the Daphne Foundation, has dedicated her professional career to social change philanthropy in New York. Since 1991, the Daphne Foundation has made over four million dollars in grants to grassroots, community-based organizations working with low-income communities in New York City. Abby has also demonstrated a long-term commitment to women's leadership, providing capital support to The White House Project, as well as to the Ms. Foundation for Women. Abby serves on the Board of the White House Project, the Roy Disney Family Foundation, as well as on a special advisory committee to the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial, and on the advisory Boards of the Association to Benefit Children, and the HIV Law Project." [3]also


She is the daughter of Roy E. Disney, who was the son of Roy O. Disney, a co-founder together with Walt Disney, of Disney Corp.

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  3. Directors, Fund for the City of New York, accessed November 18, 2008.
  4. Directors, New York Women's Foundation, accessed May 10, 2010.
  5. JUST Capital Board, organizational web page, accessed November 19, 2019.
  6. Contact, Ms. magazine, accessed November 19, 2011.
  7. Amira Hass, Disney family member renounces her investments in Israel's Ahava Cosmetics, Haaretz, 16 July 2012.