Sacha Franks is an environmental communicator based in Miami, FL. A South Florida native, she is no stranger to climate change and its impacts on both people and the environment.

Franks earned her Bachelor of Arts from Davidson College, where she received a full-tuition leadership scholarship as a Posse Scholar. She studied Environmental Humanities and Gender & Sexuality Studies. Franks spent two semesters abroad, fully funded through her scholarship and grants. She conducted great white shark research in Western Cape, South Africa, and studied environmental movements in Vietnam, Morocco, and Bolivia. Her capstone project explored the relationship between privatized spaces and environmental movements in Cochabamba, Bolivia and Charlotte, North Carolina.

After receiving her BA, Franks came back to South Florida to earn her Master of Professional Science from the University of Miami in Environment, Culture, and Media Studies. As a part of her program, she worked for a year with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries developing a social media toolkit to disperse to each of the sanctuaries nation-wide.

Franks is open to any and all opportunities to meet people in the environmental field, work with organizations and companies to develop environmental communications strategies, and expand her network. Please reach out if you would like to connect.