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Jessica Francis is the gender and development intern at the Center for Global Development. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Public Policy at American University. Francis earned her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she studied political science and women’s and gender studies. She is passionate about women’s issues and empowerment at both the domestic and international scale and hopes to continue serving women and other marginalized demographics in her professional career.

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