Abby Johnson

Communications Manager
Knowledge Exchange for Resilience

Tempe Campus


As KER's Communications Manager, Abby uses photography, videography, graphic design and written storytelling to report on KER's research, programs, events and initiatives, sharing local resilience knowledge and solutions with a wider audience. Prior to joining KER, she graduated from ASU with a master's degree in Sustainability Solutions. During her studies, Abby served as an Environmental Action & Food Security Volunteer in Peace Corps Togo and created a short-form documentary about one Togolese artisan's efforts to empower youth in his community. She is passionate about the power of solutions-oriented stories to facilitate communities' efforts to become more sustainable and resilient.


Master of Sustainability Solutions, Arizona State University 2020

B.A. Visual Journalism, Pennsylvania State University 2014

B.A. Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University 2014

Expertise Areas

Multimedia Production

Solutions Journalism

Sustainability Communication

Participatory Development

Project Design and Management