As a Development Associate, Sophia ensures that Global Citizen Year’s fundraising engine runs efficiently and that our donors are delighted in their interactions with the organization. Prior to Global Citizen Year, Sophia worked at the Philadelphia Outward Bound School, where she raised funds to help thousands of students benefit from Outward Bound’s unique approach to outdoor, experiential education. Sophia holds a BA in Culture and Communications from Ithaca College and brings over seven years of experience in communications and fundraising. In her free time, you can find Sophia between the pages of a good book or out on the trail. “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” ― Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.