Linking the black experience globally...
France Francois is a multi-faceted writer, human rights activist, and advocate for increasing global engagement amongst the diaspora while building global platforms for them to drive change. She is a product of the vibrant Haitian immigrant community of Miami. Passionate about the intersections of social inclusion, social justice, foreign aid, policy, and immigration, she has worked for such organizations as the Inter-American Development Bank, the International Organization for Migration and the Clinton-Bush Haiti Fund. Most notably, as the founder of Rights for All in the Dominican Republic, she organized an international coalition to lobby against human rights violations in the Dominican Republic. As a thought leader, she diagnoses key issues and facilitates essential conversations. Her sought after commentary and policy perspective has been featured on MSNBC, CNN, Huffington Post, Ebony, The Miami Herald, and in the Washington Post.
France is truly a citizen of the world. An incessant world traveler and former expat, she once left the policy world of Washington to spend two years living abroad in Panama. She now interviews changemakers around the world on her site In Cultured Company, offers insights for traveling deeper, and provides much needed social commentary linking the black experience globally.