About Sophie Sylla

Sophie Sylla is a US Policy and Advocacy Intern at Global Citizen. Before interning she was a Teach For America Corps member in Phoenix, AZ where she taught sixth grade. She is looking forward to moving to South Africa in January of 2017 to continue teaching.

Why Sophie Sylla is a Global Citizen

I am a global citizen because I am passionate about education equity and the global goals. I believe in a day when all children will receive an equal and excellent education. As an educator and Global Citizen I will be forever dedicated to working towards such a day, as teaching todays children is preparing tomorrows leaders.

Stories

  1. Article: Why You Should Support Veteran Small Businesses This Week
    Finance & Innovation

    Why You Should Support Veteran Small Businesses This Week

    By Sophie Sylla|Nov. 4, 2016

    Veterans too often face hardship. Read more

  2. Article: President Obama Rallies Companies to Help Refugees
    ImpactCitizenship

    President Obama Rallies Companies to Help Refugees

    By Sophie Sylla|Oct. 5, 2016

    President Obama issues a call to action to private-sector companies to address the refugee crisis. Read more

  3. Article: The White House Holds the First Ever South by South Lawn Festival
    Education

    The White House Holds the First Ever South by South Lawn Festival

    By Sophie Sylla|Oct. 4, 2016

    On Monday, October 3, the White House held its first ever South by South Lawn event. Read more

  4. Article: World Leaders Back Bold New Effort to Improve Education
    Education

    World Leaders Back Bold New Effort to Improve Education

    By Madge Thomas  and  Sophie Sylla|Sept. 21, 2016

    On Sunday, September 18th the Education Commission launched The Learning Generation report. Read more

  5. Article: Top Aid Groups Call on Obama to Help Refugees
    Education

    Top Aid Groups Call on Obama to Help Refugees

    By Sophie Sylla|Sept. 20, 2016

    Last week the following letter was addressed to the President. Read more