Sophia Iacona is a native of Scotch Plains, New Jersey, and attends the University of California Los Angeles where she is majoring in Public Affairs and minoring in French language and culture. At UCLA, Sophia is a member of Bruin Shelter, a student-run shelter for college students in the L.A. area, and secretary of BuildOn at UCLA. She is also the secretary of her sorority and serves on her chapter's Sexual Assault Committee and the Panhellenic-wide Sexual Violence Committee. Sophia is interested in sustainable policy and advocacy approaches that center the voices of the community being impacted. This summer, she hopes to learn more about how to fight food insecurity so that she can better advocate for anti-hunger policies on her campus.
Policy placement: 1,000 Days