Jessica Franko

Coordinator, Youth Programs

Jessica joined the Coady in June 2020 as the Pathy Foundation Fellowship Program Assistant, before transitioning to the role of Coordinator, Youth Programs in June 2022. Prior to this, Jessica completed her own Pathy Foundation Fellowship (formerly OceanPath) in 2019-20, where she worked with two adult empowerment groups and their corporate partners in the Okavango Delta Panhandle and in Maun, Botswana. Her Pathy project worked within the scope of livelihoods in the eco-tourism value-chain using an Asset-Based Community-Driven lens to community capacity and relationship-building. Jessica received a BAH medial in Global Development and Political Studies from Queen’s University in 2019, and is currently a MA student, studying Adult Education and Community Development.