The prestigious list recognizes women shaping high-profile construction and design projects in Chicago and nationally. It seeks to highlight innovative leaders, changemakers, and women committed to new ideas, challenging status quo and mentoring future leaders.
Some of the accomplishments that earned Abbie a spot on the Crain’s list include:
- Being responsible for overseeing more than $2.5 billion in healthcare projects over her career.
- Leading healthcare projects for local organizations such as Rush University Medical Center, Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, Focal Point, UIC and UCHealth, in addition to leading projects with health systems across the globe.
- Authoring numerous articles on the future of health for publications ranging from Healthcare Design to Chicago Hospital News and Becker’s Hospital Review.
- Working on projects that can influence the most pressing societal challenges: breaking down the social determinants of health, helping people regain abilities after traumatic injuries, and pushing health systems to completely upend their approaches to capital project delivery to keep pace with change
The full list of honorees can be found here.