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Sophia Orlando


Sophia is a Junior at from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in in Psychology, minoring in Political Science and Criminology. This spring she is participating in the Washington Semester Program at American University. While at Gonzaga, she held many volunteer and advocacy roles. Her favorite role was as the Student Advocacy Coordinator for Gonzaga. This was an ideal opportunity because Sophia was able to pursue her interest in social justice to engage students in dialogues about individual responsibility for eliminating injustice. Sophia created 12 campus events related to social justice and advocacy. These events were facilitated talks designed to encourage uncomfortable but meaningful discussions that can move our society forward.

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