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Francesca Giannattasio

Research Consultant


Francesca Giannattasio is a Research Consultant for Born This Way Foundation. In this capacity, she supports the evaluation of Born This Way Foundation’s programs and youth-led initiatives.

Fran is also a Counseling Psychology doctoral student at Fordham University. Fran’s research at Fordham focuses on understanding the experiences of young people accessing mental health information online. Prior to her work at the Foundation, Fran worked as a postgraduate research associate at the Yale School of Medicine where she supported the evaluation of digital interventions targeting youth suicide and substance misuse prevention. Fran is originally from Connecticut and is a graduate of Fairfield University.

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