Student Profiles

Abigail Darrah '23

Mount Wolf, PA

Hey! My name is Abigail (Abbi) Darrah (she/her), and I am a junior Risk Management & Insurance and Human Resource Management major. I'm originally from Mount Wolf, PA which is a small town in south central Pennsylvania. Fun fact: it's where Governor Wolf lives and it's founded by his ancestors! The vibrant city vibe has been a huge change from small-town life, but I love exploring the many neighborhoods of Philadelphia, trying new foods, and taking advantage of the various resources that make this city unique. I chose Temple for its powerhouse business school, urban location, and the beautiful honors community. In addition to being an Honors Ambassador, I'm an officer of Gamma Iota Sigma (an actuarial science and risk management organization) and a member of the Business Honors Student Association (BHSA). I had the opportunity to intern with a life insurance company in the city as a claims governance intern last year! In my free time I love discovering new music, hiking, exploring the city, and spending time with my friends. Fun facts: I lived in Chinatown for part of the pandemic, I play the cello, and I've never been out of the country (but am headed to TU Rome soon)! Don't hesitate to reach out if you have questions about Philly's boba selection, the honors community, or switching majors!