Name: Yara Francis, MA
USU Department of Primary Appointment:
Military and Emergency Medicine
Location: Center for Global Health Engagement, 11300 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD
Yara Francis serves as Senior Strategic Communications Officer, providing communications support to CGHE and the Doctrine and Strategic Partnership Division. She is a communications professional with over 15 years experience in print and audiovisual media, corporate and government consulting, international relations, and quantitative/qualitative media analysis. Ms. Francis is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Arabic. She has worked in various capacities as a communications advisor and managing editor for a diverse set of government clients, including DOD,and USAID.
Ms. Francis has a BA in Communication Arts from Lebanese American University and an MA in International Relations and Political Communication from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.