Eight Frontier Market Scouts have recently returned to the Monterey Institute after spending the summer working on social venture and impact investment projects in Turkey, Brazil, Colombia, Kenya, India and England.
June 13, 2014
Location: Houston, Texas - USA
Partner: Chilton Capital
Sophia has a varied background including relevant coursework from the politics of developing countries to international security, and work in multiple nonprofit organizations. She has worked in various capacities, including administrative support, research, working with databases, event and conference planning. At the College of William & Mary she has held multiple intern and research assistant positions covering international foreign aid, social conflict, and an e-internship with US Air Combat Command. She has Arabic language skills and has worked in Syria at the Balis archaeological site and spent last summer completing her Monroe Scholar research project in Germany and Austria, while learning basic German language.
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The Monterey Institute’s unique Frontier Market Scouts Program has been awarded the prestigious Ashoka – U Cordes Innovation Award, given to innovative university programs focused on promoting social entrepreneurship.