Caitlin Abber


A life-long storyteller and advocate for social justice issues.

Before joining PRI as the Election Engagement Producer for The UnConvention, I was the Senior Editor at Women’s Health, where I produced editorial and video features related to women’s rights, gender equality, sexuality, and relationships. I also created, produced, and hosted the podcast, Uninterrupted, where I interviewed a broad range of fascinating women, such as Gloria Steinem, Padma Lakshmi, Chirlane McCray, Arianna Huffington, and Ivanka Trump, just to name a few.Prior to Women’s Health, I was the Issues Editor at MTV News, as well as the Managing Editor of MTV Act. Under my management, MTV's social justice vertical received an honorary award  for Best Youth Website at the 2014 Webby’s. Before MTV, I freelanced for outlets such as Hello Giggles, XO Jane, and Conversion Planet, as well as various advertising agencies. I received my undergraduate degree from Hofstra University in 2006, and a Masters In Media Studies from the New School in 2011. I’m living, working, and raising two cats and a dog in Brooklyn, New York. 

Marchers in DC

Young women made their voices heard at the Women’s March in Washington


Millennial women and their younger counterparts swarmed DC for the Women’s March in Washington, and shared just a few reasons why they oppose Donald Trump.

Erin Schrode at Standing Rock.

This millennial activist has been fighting her entire life, and isn’t backing down now

Blair Imani

Millennial activist Blair Imani is fighting for equality, and wants all generations to join her

Women and Allies protest Donald Trump

Across the US on Monday, women and allies gathered to protest Donald Trump

Business magnate George Soros arrives to speak at the Open Russia Club in London.

To fight hate crimes, philanthropist George Soros’s organization begins by tracking them

Members of the group, Women & Allies.

A cross-generational group of US women is planning a nationwide strike against Trump

Election 2016

They may be decades apart, but the women organizing the Dec. 12 strike have their eyes set on one prize: getting the electoral college to change their votes.

Former Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders’ next challenge? Fighting corporate media.

Global Politics

The senator from Vermont is taking umbrage with the media conglomerates that he says helped elect Donald Trump.

Young people gather in Washington to protest the election of Donald Trump.

Sorry Mom, the kids won’t be coming home for Thanksgiving this year

Election 2016

After the election of Donald Trump, some liberal millennials are opting out of the festivities to avoid awkward political conversations with conservative family members.

US presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton attend campaign rallies in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, October 10, 2016 and Manchester, New Hampshire, October 24, 2016.

Here’s the winner in our first global straw poll for the US presidency

Global Politics

People around the world voted in our global straw poll for US president. It wasn’t a scientific poll, but Facebook registration made it hard to game. And the result was lopsided — for Clinton.

Emotional election

This turbulent election has millennials seeking support from each other

Global Politics

Voting in the 2016 election is a big dilemma for many young voters. Here’s the advice millennials in our UnConvention Facebook group gave when one member shared her confused feelings.