Francesca is originally from Rhode Island. She came to Vermont to study at Saint Michael’s College. In addition to her work with SVH, Francesca works part-time at a local animal shelter helping shelter dogs adapt and find their forever homes. She’s had a lifelong love of animals and has had a variety of pets growing up which led to her goal of pursuing a career in the veterinary field. She hopes to attend vet school and treat a diversity of animals as a veterinarian in the future. Francesca enjoys spending her free time with her dog Oswald, going outside on new adventures, skiing, boating, and doing art.