Abigail Chan is the Sustaining Family Forests Initiative Research Assistant for the Women Owning Woodlands program. She works to assist in efforts to develop resources in collaboration with SFFI’s partners for the network of professionals pursuing work around women landowners. Abigail is a first-year Master of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES) where she is pursuing the Ecosystems, Land Conservation, and Management specialization. Her focus at F&ES is examining how best to engage stakeholders in private land management and understanding the effect private management plans have on public lands in the United States. She also holds a B.S. in Environmental Science and B.A. in Environmental Thought and Practice from the University of Virginia.