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.
Public Humanities Fellow