Fran Loosen

Public Humanities Fellow

Fran Loosen has 25 years of experience in the social/nonprofit sector. Fran started her career in development and became an Executive Director of a startup organization at the age of 25. Her formal education is in art history and she also retains a MBA/MPA from the University of Michigan focused on strategy, innovation and marketing. In recent years, Fran has worked in philanthropy, including a role as Knowledge Officer at the WK Kellogg Foundation, leadership development, program strategy and advancement and experience design. Her current role is Engagement + Advancement Strategist for The Avenue Concept where she works primarily in art experience and education, brand development and social media engagement. She has lived in Providence for six years.