Sonia joined Community Water Center in 2017 as a Policy Analyst and is primarily responsible for coordinating and implementing community-driven policy campaigns. She grew up in the Sacramento area. After studying at UC Davis, Sonia worked with Sacramento County on its Climate Action Plan before moving to Washington, D.C. to pursue a master’s degree in Global Environmental Policy.
After graduating, she interned with World Resources Institute and worked for the federal government and for an international land rights coalition before returning to California. Sonia has studied, worked, and/or conducted research in Mexico, Cuba, and Colombia. She enjoys reading, traveling, and cuddling with cats.