Abigail E. Disney is a filmmaker and philanthropist. Her first film was the acclaimed Pray the Devil Back to Hell, about the Liberian women who peacefully ended their country’s 14-year civil war. She is currently executive producer of the groundbreaking PBS mini-series Women, War & Peace. Along with her husband, Pierre Hauser, Disney co-founded the Daphne Foundation, which works with low-income communities in the five boroughs of New York City. She holds degrees from Yale, Stanford and Columbia. She lives in New York City with her husband and four children.
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