Name: Yara Francis, MA
USU Department of Primary Appointment:
Military and Emergency Medicine
Strategy and Communications Manager
Location: Center for Global Health Engagement, 11300 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD
Master of Arts in International Relations and Political Communication from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.
Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts from the Lebanese American University at Beirut, Lebanon.
Yara Francis is currently the Strategy and Communications Manager at USU's Center for Global Health Engagement. Ms. Francis is a strategic communications professional with over 15 years experience in print and audiovisual media, corporate and government consulting, international relations, and quantitative/qualitative media analysis. She 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.