Mary-Frances Basil is a part-time Business Support Specialist at the WBRC. Mary-Frances works on the Business Support Hotline, offering support and resources to women entrepreneurs calling in from around PNG. Mary-Frances grew up in Lae City- Morobe Province (second largest city in Papua New Guinea) and later attended the University of Papua New Guinea earning a bachelor’s degree in business management, majoring in Strategic Management. Most recently Mary-Frances worked at Bmobile Ltd as an Account Executive. Additional work includes time spent at Telikom PNG Ltd and Local Organising Committee for FIFIA Women’s World.