Francesca Battista was born in Modena, Italy, on Christmas day in 1983. After her Master’s in Physics at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in 2008, she has completed her Ph.D. in Quantum Physics at the University of Lund, Sweden. In 2013 she worked as a post-doc researcher at RWTH-Aachen in Germany and from 2014 to 2016 at the Physics Department of the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She taught for two years (2016 and 2017) Physics and Mathematics at the Italian High School Cristoforo Colombo in Buenos Aires, and one year (2018) the same subjects at Northlands International School in Olivos, province of Buenos Aires.
From 2016 to 2019 she organized various cultural public activities in the city of Buenos Aires, including the cycle of conferences “Italian Scientists” at the Italian Cultural Institute and two conferences in collaboration with the National Library. Between 2016 and 2017, she also played in the non-fictional theatre piece Quiero hablar sin imposiciones, ni limitaciones by Giorgio Laveri about the last Chilean and Argentinian dictatorships. The piece has been played in Chile, Italy and Argentina.
In 2018 she completed the Master’s in Public Communication of Science and Technology at the University of Buenos Aires and collaborated as a freelancer with the online newspaper Infobae. In 2019, with Ediciones en Danza, published the book of poems La mujer in-visible.
She recently moved to the United States in order to pursue her doctoral studies at the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures of the University of Miami.