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Meet Abby Wolensky

Meet Abby Wolensky, 2017 Fellow


1.     Describe yourself in 3 words
Driven, Passionate, Organized

2.     If you could master one skill right now, what would it be?

3.     Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
A leader at a nonprofit working for change in the Pittsburgh Region.

4.     What qualities make you a leader? What about a follower?
Organization, communication and persistence make me a leader. My ability to work well with others makes me a follower.  

5.     Who is your personal hero?
My Mom, who is a breast cancer survivor.

6.     What is a quote that gives you inspiration?

“You must do the things you think you cannot do.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

7.     Favorite book of all time AND the last book you read?
Favorite book of all time is Out of This Furnace by Thomas Bell. The last book I read was Talking as Fast As I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls and Everything In Between by Lauren Graham

8.     What is your favorite thing about Pittsburgh?
That Pittsburgh feels like home and there are many opportunities to impact my community.

9.     If you could trade places with one person for a day, who would it be?
Chelsea Clinton.

10.     If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?

11.     What was the first album you bought and what media was it on? (CD, tape, 8 track…)
Hanson’s “Snowed In” album on cassette.

12.     What would be your superpower of choice?
Time travel.

13.     What is one thing in your life you can’t go without?
The Bachelor/Bachelorette.   

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