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Abt Associates Now Abt Global, Acknowledging Almost 60 Years of Worldwide Impact

Rockville, MD - Abt Associates is now Abt Global. While our name has changed, our commitment to addressing the world’s most pressing problems with equity and agility remains the same. We still go by “Abt,” in honor of our founder, but changing our name underscores the scope of our continuing—and evolving—mission to improve the quality of life and economic well-being of people worldwide. 

Founded in 1965 by Clark Abt, Abt Global moves people from vulnerability to security—every day. For almost 60 years, we have continuously adapted how we partner with our clients and the communities they serve to address challenges ranging from climate to health, economic development to equity.

“The global pursuit of our mission was a logical—even inevitable—extension of Clark’s vision,” said President and CEO Kathleen Flanagan, who just celebrated 40 years at Abt. “Changing our name is a way of honoring both the impact of his dream and the relationships we’ve built and nurtured in the United States around the globe.”


About Abt Global
Abt Global is a global consulting and research firm that combines data and bold thinking to improve the quality of people's lives. We partner with clients and communities to advance equity and innovation—from creating scalable digital solutions and combatting infectious disease, to mitigating climate change and evaluating programs for measurable social impact.

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