Fransini Alberto Vasquez
Fransini is an experienced advocate for underserved communities, with a focus on stakeholder engagement, technical assistance, and economic empowerment.
As a Graduate Analyst at Karp Strategies, Fransini leverages her stakeholder engagement, community and economic development expertise to understand neighborhood context and support communities. Fransini’s knowledge of community development is thanks to her involvement as a CUNY Service Corps intern at the Community Development Project (now TakeRoot Justice). She assisted the Housing Justice and Tenants’ Rights team hold landlords accountable to address housing repair violations. Once she graduated, she worked at the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, offering technical assistance to small businesses during the pandemic by helping them apply to aid or connect with the resources they needed the most.
Fransini received her B.A. in Political Science from CUNY-John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and is currently in her last semester at Pratt Institute, where she is pursuing a Master’s in City and Regional Planning in which her thesis topic is studying the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on immigrant-owned small businesses in Brooklyn.
In her free time you will see her reading, watching Formula 1 races, or power walking the Tappan Zee bridge.
AREAs of expertise
Economic + Community Development
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