Abha Eli Phoboo

Director of Communications


An editor and journalist from Nepal, Abha earned an MFA in Creative Writing (fiction) from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. After graduation, she joined CERN, where she remained for the next decade, exploring possibilities in science communications for particle physics. She has also worked with ICTP’s Physics Without Frontiers and the European Physical Society’s High Energy Particle Physics group to design and create communication strategies. Before joining SFI, she was the Science Communications Manager at the American Physical Society.