Yara Francis, MA

Yara Francis, MA

Name: Yara Francis, MA

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Military and Emergency Medicine
Location: Center for Global Health Engagement, 11300 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD
Office Phone: 
(240) 274-0100


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.