Girls Write Now is thrilled to honor Abbi Jacobson, co-creator and co-star of Broad City.
“The female point of view is so vast and diverse — it is essential that more women create stories from their personal perspective to help further reflect the world we live in. Girls Write Now provides invaluable support in this mission.”
—Abbi Jacobson, Recipient of the “Groundbreaker” Award
Abbi Jacobson is an actor, writer and artist based in New York City. She is the Series Creator, Executive Producer and star of the critically-acclaimed show Broad City, premiering its fourth season this summer on Comedy Central. Upcoming, Jacobson will Executive Produce FX’s female-centric half-hour comedy pilot Meaty with Jessi Klein, and will star in the Netflix heroin drama 6 Balloons alongside Dave Franco. Jacobson is a New York Times-bestselling author of her illustrated book, Carry This Book, and has also released two coloring books: Color This Book: New York City and Color This Book: San Francisco.