Abby Joseph Cohen is senior investment strategist and partner at Goldman Sachs in New York. She began her career as an economist at the Federal Reserve. Abby’s outside activities focus on education and public policy. She served on the White House-appointed Innovation Advisory Board for economic competitiveness. Abby chairs the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Theological Seminary, is a presidential councillor at Cornell University and serves on the boards of the Weill Cornell Medical College, the Brookings Institution and The Economic Club of New York. Abby is a former board chair of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute. She is an advisor to several investment committees, and to the Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute in New York. Abby is on the national board of the Smithsonian Institution and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She is a frequent guest lecturer at several universities and graduate schools of business.Abby has been recognized as a leader in US portfolio strategy and financial market analysis for two decades. Her career is the subject of a Harvard Business School case study and a BusinessWeek cover story. She has received several honorary doctorates, including one from Ben-Gurion University.