Marcy Franck is the Senior Communications Strategist at The Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (Harvard Chan C-CHANGE). In this role, Marcy works with scientists across Harvard to promote research that can help improve human health and the health of our planet. Her favorite project is bringing The Climate Optimist newsletter to inboxes every month.

Prior to joining Harvard Chan C-CHANGE, Marcy worked as the Publications and Communications Manager at Harvard Family Research Project based at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and served as the Marketing Communications Manager of a Boston-based technology company.

Marcy holds a Master of Liberal Arts in general management with a concentration in marketing management from Harvard University Extension School in Cambridge, MA, and a bachelor’s degree in English writing and literature from Wheaton College in Norton, MA.

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