Filmmaker, author, parent, ex-Wall Street attorney and change agent. Abeles directed the award-winning documentary, Race to Nowhere, and brought the film to millions of viewers around the globe using a cutting-edge community distribution model. Her second film, Beyond Measure, a follow-up to Race to Nowhere, about the groundbreaking leaders transforming schools for the better, premiered in 2015. Her book, Beyond Measure, Rescuing an Overscheduled, Overtested, Underestimated Generation is a New York Times bestseller. Additional film credits include Associate Producer on the Sundance favorite Miss Representation (2011) and Associate Producer on Plastic Man: The Artful Life of Jerry Ross Barrish (2014). She lives in the San Francisco area with her family.