Cecilia Franchi is a native of San Jose, CA, but is not new to Pittsburgh. She attended Carnegie Mellon University where she studied Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience. Cecilia was a Classroom Aide with the Carriage House Children’s Center, volunteered at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, and assisted in Kindergarten and First Grade classrooms regularly. Additionally, Cecilia was the Volunteer “Co-Owner” of Big Idea Book Store & Café. Cecelia loved exploring Pittsburgh through new community engagement opportunities. She served at Manchester Academic Charter School.