Francesca is ECL’s Community and Communications Assistant. She manages the ECL Youth Ambassadors programme and assists with ECL’s communications activities and the coordination of ECL’s working groups.

She is a recent graduate from Leiden University where she received an MA in Governance of Migration and Diversity and an MA in International Relations. In her studies, she specialised in political communication strategies and developed a deep interest in civil rights and equality. She was able to further advance these interests during an internship in Amman, an exchange to Uppsala, and volunteer work in the Netherlands.

In her spare time, she is enthusiastic about activities that broaden her understanding of different cultures and cuisines, and in which she can express her love for all things nature.