Sophanite Gedion

Sophanite Gedion

Project Coordinator

Sophanite Gedion supports client services by developing outreach strategies, supporting project management, and collecting and analyzing data. She also supports the team by drafting and copy-editing presentations and reports. Sophanite has a background in K-12 education and community engagement.

Experience

  • Created and facilitated a 24-training trajectory centered on developing cultural competency, community awareness and engagement to strengthen member skill sets for a school-based AmeriCorps program with over 300 members
  • Developed curriculum for and implemented a ten-part paraeducator training and parent to para pipeline program for a school district with over 180 sites
  • Analyzed and researched Colorado legislation in the House Education and House Finance committees
  • Managed constituent, internal and external communications and outreach for several Colorado State Representatives
  • MPA candidate at NYU Wagner

Outside of Public Works Partners

  • At Wagner Sophanite is a member of the Black Student Alliance, Wagner Women’s Caucus and the lead for the Wagner Diversity Council Sub-Committee on Peer Learning and Capacity Building
  • Enjoys cooking and baking
  • Considers herself a DCOM (Disney Channel Original Movie) buff/pop culture queen and regularly attends trivia nights in hopes that someday all of this knowledge will come in handy

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