Babbit graduated with a BA in West African Studies from Barnard College in 1993, and took film classes at New York University during her summer vacations.
Babbit began her career as an assistant's assistant for the movie The Age of Innocence, which segued into various crew jobs on other films. She directed her first feature film But I'm a Cheerleader in 1999.
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She directed episode nine of Season 1 Cupid's Dagger.