Sophia Velez is the Project Manager at EduDream, where she supports the organization’s mission to disrupt systemic inequities in education by leading equity-centered research and strategy. Sophia has cultivated a career working to increase access and equity in higher education and building human-centered organizational capacity within the nonprofit sector. She is a first-generation college graduate from Colorado State University with a BA in political science and an MA in social work, policy, and practice from the University of Chicago. In her free time, Sophia can be found on the water, paddle boarding, and exploring nature.
Sophia represented EduDream in the Summer 2023 Nonprofit and Public Interest Fellowship.