Francesca Buonanno

Project and Research

Francesca holds a degree in Business Economics and administration and an Advanced Diploma in Cities and Urban Development at the NYU School of Professional Studies. She has extensive international experience working for public, private and civil society organizations in the design, delivery and intelligence for social innovation, entrepreneurship and social change to build more inclusive and creative communities.  As an entrepreneur, Francesca has founded an organic farm in 2011 and has a deep interest in understanding how public policies can help bringing social innovation in rural areas and the role of placemaking.