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Sofia Sanchez

Biography:

Sofia Sanchez grew up in Tampico, Tamaulipas a town located in the northern region of the Gulf of Mexico. There, she became a professional rhythmic gymnast, where she competed representing Mexico in World Championships, Pan-American and Central American Games. She graduated from the Iberoamericana University in Mexico City with a degree in International Relations, focusing on security studies.

Sofia worked at the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, overseeing the enormity of issues underlying the United States-Mexico bilateral relation, amongst them, energy cooperation, human rights and environmental protection. She has been involved in several civil society projects, specifically with women and immigrants.

Her last position before coming to Cambridge was as a public policy consultant where she worked on various candidacies towards the 2018 federal election. She also focused on corruption-prevention cases within the federal government. Sofia sees her career progressing into the strategic creation of positive change by concentrating on gender and income redistribution policy.

She enjoys running, reading and practicing yoga – she also loves attending concerts.