Sophia Sadinsky

Sophia Sadinsky

Sophia Sadinsky

Sophia Sadinsky is a Master in Public Policy candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School and a co-chair of the Human Rights Professional Interest Council. This past summer, she worked in Bogotá, Colombia with PARCES NGO as a recipient of the Open Society Internship for Rights and Governance. She conducted field research on peace-building and reconciliation in an effort to enhance access to justice for LGBT victims of the armed conflict. Prior to HKS, Sophia lived for three years in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she worked with Human Rights Watch on regional human rights monitoring. She focused primarily on Mexico, Venezuela and Chile, undertaking research and advocacy related to enforced disappearances, political dissidents, and abortion law reform. Sophia holds a BA from Wesleyan University, where she completed a double major with High Honors in the interdisciplinary Science in Society Program, concentrating in psychology and feminist, gender, and sexuality studies, and French Studies.