Fran is an MS candidate in Energy Science & Engineering at Stanford University, where she was named as a 2023 Knight Hennessy Scholar. Before becoming a Stanford student, she spent three years at the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) in Boulder, Colorado working on decarbonization solutions for the oil and gas sector. She has a particular focus on methane detection, mitigation, and policy solutions. Prior to RMI, she held a position at the International Energy Agency (IEA) in Paris, France working to support IEA's work on methane from the petroleum sector. She also completed a Fellowship at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in the Energy and Climate Program. She is a graduate and varsity women's soccer player of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Fran earned a B.S. with High Honors in Environmental Science, a Chemistry minor, and a B.A. in Spanish. She has continued her competitive soccer career playing at the semi-pro level in France and Colorado.

Honors & Awards

  • Knight Hennessy Scholar, Stanford University (2023)

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