Francisca Vidal was born and raised in Santiago de Chile. She studied industrial engineering and earned a Master in Management and Public Policy at Universidad de Chile. Upon graduation, she started working at the Center for Public Systems, a research center focused on the improvement of management capabilities of the Chilean public sector. She was the director of the Projects and Studies Area for three years, participating in more than 20 studies for different ministries and public offices. She was taught part-time teacher at Universidad de Chile for undergraduate students in industrial engineering. In summer 2018, Francisca is working at Massachusetts General Hospital on health policy. She is particularly interested in policy areas related to health and gender.
2018-19 GPN Co-Chair