Francesca is an Anthropology PhD student specializing in economic activism, labor/workforce development, and post-work imaginaries. As a long-time labor rights activist, Francesca has collaborated on economic justice campaigns since 2007. Working alongside the Garment Workers Center, UCLA Labor Center, SEIU, IWW, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, and many more grassroots organizations dedicated to tackling workplace exploitation. With a background in development and fundraising, Francesca has helped develop strong supporter bases and secure funds for several wage and healthcare reform campaigns at the local and federal level. In all aspects of her personal and professional life, Francesca is dedicated to empowering workers, and reimagining the way we work. Somehow, she finds time to eat a bowl of pozole and relax with her partner in Valencia, CA.