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Abigail Ingram


JD, College of Law, ​DePaul University, 2018
MA, English, DePaul University, 2015
BA, English, Eastern Illinois University, 2007


Abigail Ingram, JD, is the inaugural director of the Women in Entrepreneurship Institute (WEI) and an instructor at the Driehaus College of Business. Ingram teaches Entrepreneurship Law, Entrepreneurship Strategy, and Women Entrepreneurs courses. Ingram launched her first business, a music studio in Denver, Colorado, in 2009, and spent four years exploring sustainable business models for creative entrepreneurs.

Ingram currently teaches alongside building the WEI, the first comprehensive institute for women entrepreneurs in the country. Ingram also founded a boutique law firm in 2019, which houses her legal work with entrepreneurs. Ingram partners with more than 40 community organizations and pipeline programs that serve Chicago entrepreneurs in order to develop and offer the highest quality programming and education for new founders.