This past February 2017, Franklin Alumni and Parents joined Laura Peterson, Director of Alumni and Parent Relations and President Greg and Dr. Diane Warden on a ten-day Academic Travel to South Africa for a trip that focused on elements beyond safari and into the heart of South African culture and history. 

Majda Dakkak

Born and raised in Amman, Jordan, Majda Dakkak’s ’15 decision to attend Franklin was validated the moment she stepped out of the train to the sight of Monte Brè for the first time. Lugano looked magical and she knew she would love it. Franklin’s combination of liberal arts, American education and its location in Switzerland was “the best of all worlds.”

Marci Harris '97, CEO of POPVOX

Marci Harris graduated from Franklin in 1997 with a degree in International Relations and has spent her career creating a voice for people. She is currently the co-founder and CEO of POPVOX.