Climate adaptation expert and environmental designer
Sophia is an environmental designer and climate adaptation expert. At the Edgelands Institute, she will explore social contracts of urban security through the lens of climate change. Her focus will center on co-evolution across emerging technologies, the built environment, and the accessibility of data collection/projection.
Sophia's experience has included positions in the federal government, private sector, early-stage start-ups, and academia. Sophia is a licensed landscape architect and graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Design and Duke University. She is based in Washington, DC and works globally for the U.S. Department of State's real estate footprint.