Sophia is the founding Executive Director of Women and Global Science and Technology. The organization is an international NGO based in Canada which promotes women’s use of information and communication technologies for gender equality in the global context. She has published and spoken widely on international gender, science and technology issues policy. Sophia is also Senior Research Advisor for the Gender Advisory Board of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development, and has done work for many international agencies. She received her Ph.D. from York University, Toronto.