Sofia is LEDC’s Grants and Evaluation Associate. In this role, she manages active grants and coordinates organizational compliance requirements. She also supports LEDC’s Development Team with evaluation and proposal writing. Sofia has a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Florida and a Master of Science in Development Management from the London School of Economics. She completed a dissertation researching international education policy and the effects of international scholarships on the human capital development of the global south.
Sofia has three years of experience in the economic development and nonprofit field. She has consultancy experience providing research for Save the Children UK on public-private partnerships in terms of social and economic impact. Before coming to LEDC, Sofia worked for a nonprofit, providing resources to individuals experiencing homelessness in Baltimore City. Sofia is passionate about providing resources to underprivileged communities. In her free time, you can find her at the gym, at the dog park with her dog Karma, or binging the newest Spanish Netflix series.