Sofia is a Senior Associate at IDFC Institute. She is also a board member of Urban Refugees, an NGO advocating for increased international focus on refugees in urban settings. Prior to joining the Insitute, she managed global health programs in the public and private sectors. She worked for Sanofi, based out of Singapore and Mumbai, where she launched a new drug for tuberculosis in Asian countries. Previously, she worked with The MENTOR Initiative as a Program Director for malaria and neglected tropical diseases in Chad and Angola. She was also a member of an international academic network on the israeli-palestinitian conflict and organized internship programs in the region.
Sofia holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from Sciences Po Bordeaux, France and a Master in Public Health, with a focus on infectious diseases, from the Pasteur Institute in Paris.