Francesca Hogi aims to democratize true love by empowering people to cultivate self-love and relationship skills for building meaningful connections.

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Francesca Hogi is an internationally recognized expert on the topic of dating and romantic relationships. She guides individuals and groups to shift perspectives and take effective action toward their love and life goals. She’s the host of the top-rated relationship podcast Dear Franny and the founder of The True Love Society, a platform that provides community, love education and mentorship.

A former corporate lawyer turned certified matchmaker and expert coach, Hogi has been featured in media outlets such as The Today Show, The New York Times, Marie Claire, Harper's Bazaar and The Huffington Post. Her forthcoming book, How to Find True Love, is slated for release by Hachette imprint GCP Balance in early 2025. Before embarking on her love career, Hogi competed on two seasons of the iconic reality television show Survivor.

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Discovering how our brains might soon get upgraded: Notes on Session 6 of TED2023

April 19, 2023

In a mind-bending Session 6 of TED2023, neurotech, mental health and breakthroughs in brain-computer interfaces took the mainstage, with seven incredible speakers sharing ideas on how our brains may soon get an upgrade. The event: Talks from Session 6 of TED2023: Possibility, hosted by TED’s head of curation Helen Walters When and where: Wednesday, April […]

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