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Professional Profile: Francesca Franchi 2011


  • Title: Senior Designer
  • Location: Washington, D.C.
  • Birthplace: Lima, Peru

College: Universidad Particular Ricardo Palma (Lima, Peru) and Cornell University
First job outside of real estate: National Theatre of Lima (performing/ballet)
First job in real estate or allied field: Intern at Miguel Cruchaga Architects
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? FXFOWLE is an
architectural, planning and interior design firm committed to design excellence, social
responsibility, and sustainability. Located in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. I pursue
business development opportunities in the Mid-Atlantic region and South America; and as a
senior designer, I am currently working on a mixed-use project in Lima, Peru.
Hobbies: Exercising, looking at the moon
Favorite book: “Seven Samurai” by Akira Kurosawa
Favorite movie: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”
Person you admire most (outside of family): Any successful woman that can achieve
balance between family and work
Keys to success: Perseverance, luck and belief in whatever you are doing
If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Astronaut