Director, Babson WIN Lab Miami
Michelle Abbs is the Director of Babson College’s WIN (Women Innovating Now) Lab for Miami. She is responsible for recruiting and selecting top female founded companies for the 5 month accelerator program, as well as overseeing the stakeholders and the programming to scale business ventures. During her tenure she has grown the program visibility to more than triple applicant pool and the experiential curriculum has yield more than 70 jobs, over 5 million in capital raised and on average 3 times revenue from the over 60 alumni in South Florida. Prior to joining WIN Lab, she worked in education, non-profit and for profit sector ventures across Miami. Including the Managing Director role at Teach for America where she coached over 400 teachers in Miami Dade County Public Schools.