Dr. Francis’ work has sparked scientific debate and drawn public attention. Dr. Francis is frequently quoted in major media outlets and has authored two articles in Scientific American. She testified to the U.S. House of Representatives Science Committee in 2019 and to the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works in 2013.
Sailing has been an enduring source of inspiration for Dr. Francis’ work. She has circumnavigated the globe and currently lives aboard her sailboat, Saphira.