Robbie Francis


Robbie Francis (28) is the Co-Founder/Director of The Lucy Foundation, a social enterprise committed to empowering people with disabilities by working with local communities to promote a culture of disability inclusiveness through environmentally, economically and ethically sustainable specialty coffee trade between Mexico and New Zealand.

Robbie is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Otago National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, researching the experiences of people with disabilities in places of war. She is also on the reference group advising the New Zealand Government on the New Zealand Disability Strategy. Robbie has a lived experience of disability.

Speaker at the Ethical Enterprise Conference 2017