Abby Higgins

Abby Higgins
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Abby Higgins is a travel writer and journalist who splits her time between Kenya and her hometown in Washington State. She speaks French and Swahili and received her BA in Political Science from Bryn Mawr College. In addition to writing, she has spent the past three years working in development and women’s rights in East Africa. You can read more of her writing at abbyhiggins.com.

Contact: [email protected].

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In the third installment of Slum Rising, Seattle journalist Abby Higgins explores the promising and controversial housing solutions in Kenya's largest slum. 

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In the second installment of Slum Rising, Seattle journalist Abby Higgins explores 3rd world solutions for 1st world problems. 

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Ten years ago Fred Lundahl quit his job in the foreign service in protest of the Iraq invasion and started a new career running...

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Slum Rising is our new three-part series exploring the economically complex and culturally rich life in the world's urban slums.

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Winter blues got you down? Seattle's southern hemisphere sister city makes for a perfect February vacation destination. In the early 80s, Christchurch was looking for...