Founder, Cool Globes, Inc.
Wendy Abrams is the founder of Cool Globes, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of global warming solutions. Using the venues of public art and education, the inaugural "Cool Globes: Hot Ideas for a Cooler Planet" exhibit premiered in Chicago in June 2007. Since that time, Cool Globes went on to tour in more than a dozen cities across the United States and Europe. Cool Globes Amsterdam will open in June 2011.
Ms. Abrams serves on the National Council of Environmental Defense, NRDC's Action Fund Board, the Union of Concerned Scientists' National Advisory Board. She serves on the Board of Trustees for Waterkeeper Alliance; and is a trustee of The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.
Wendy earned her bachelor's degree from Brown University, and received an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Ms. Abrams lives in a suburb of Chicago with her husband Jim, and their four children.