Carnegie Mellon University

Rebecca Abrams

Rebecca Abrams

Director of Development, College of Fine Arts

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Rebecca joined CMU in August 2019. Previously, Rebecca worked as the Director of the Center for Women for National Council of Jewish Women where she was responsible for relationship building, outreach, fundraising and program management. She has a long history of working in the Pittsburgh non-profit community in the areas of fundraising and program development.

Rebecca earned her undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Communication from Chatham University in Pittsburgh and her Master of Social Work in Social Administration, Policy and Planning from the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work. She is an active volunteer in Pittsburgh’s Jewish Community and can be found out on the trails leading Trail Sisters Pittsburgh when not fundraising for CMU.

Abram's Role

Rebecca is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individuals interested in supporting the College of Fine Arts with major gifts. In addition, Rebecca works extensively with other CMU advancement units on cultivation and stewardship strategy for CFA annual giving and major gift donors.