Sophie is the Communications Coordinator for ICIRR and oversees media and public relations for the coalition. She is a native of Nebraska and has resided in Chicago since 2013. Her background includes working in communications and development at Illinois Housing Development Authority, Jesuit Refugee Services, and Call To Action. Sophie earned an MA from Loyola University Chicago in Social Justice and Community Development and a BA in English from Creighton University in Omaha, NE. She previously worked in Poland and Kenya, and studied Spanish in Bolivia.