Sofia is a rising senior at American University currently working towards a B.A. Public Relations and a B.S. Political Science while following a pre-law track. Sofia is also working towards a certificate in Advanced Leadership Studies through the School of Public Affairs’ Leadership Program, where she has completed two year-long research projects on improving services for D.C. residents. Growing up in a Mexican-American and bilingual household, Sofia has recognized the importance of equitable public sector communications. Sofia is ecstatic to work with the National Parks Service as a Digital Media Intern in Washington, D.C. She hopes to learn more about crafting accessible public sector communications messages in this role. In her free time, Sofia enjoys hiking, exploring nearby parks, and spending time with her dog, Lucy.