In her 15 year career, Sophia Qureshi has focused on expanding the potential for journalism and storytelling by building bridges between different worlds — journalism, nonprofits, think tanks, grassroots groups, and artistic venues.
Sophia has held positions at the United Nations, CNN, Al Jazeera, and The Center for Public Integrity (CPI), establishing journalism partnerships between commercial and non-profit worlds.
She is a founder of Subcontinental Drift – a nationwide South Asian American coalition that fosters and provides a supportive and collaborative community for creative expression, engagement, and positive social change.
She is a political science graduate of the University of Georgia, and has a master’s degree from Georgetown University in international development and communications.
She loves multigenerational epic family saga novels, noon chai, graphic journaling, answering metaphysical questions posed by toddlers, and yes, yoga.