A native of Pittsburgh, PA, Sophie Thompson studied Art, Science, and Innovation and Environmental Science and Sustainability at Allegheny College. Sophie worked as a Gallery Assistant for three years at the Allegheny Art Gallery. She also participated in clubs such as Students for Environmental Action. During the Fall semester of her Junior year, Sophie participated in the New York Arts Program. She is passionate about accessibility for the disabled community and environmental activism. In her free time, she enjoys crafting and doing puzzles. Sophie was part of our East End cohort and served at NeighborWorks Western PA as the Marketing & Communications Specialist.