Franchesca (Franny) is the office manager at PEN America. She holds a BA in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, where she also minored in Fine Arts and Music. Previously the office coordinator of a small real estate brokerage, she explored her love of administration by creating systems and building team morale both inside and outside the office. Before completing her bachelor’s degree, Franny interned at ProjectArt, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, and Weekend Life Council at Stony Brook University. A Brooklyn native, Franny has maintained her interest in community-based arts throughout her life and continues to encourage creativity in those around her.