An advocate of using education as a tool for poverty alleviation, Sophy James first volunteered at Shanti Bhavan in 2014. Since then, she has been back to Shanti Bhavan to volunteer on a near annual basis. She now serves as part of the Volunteer Services team, conducting interviews with prospective volunteers.
Sophy received her BS in Elementary Education from Florida State University and her MPhil in Education from the University of Cambridge. In her free time Sophy enjoys reading and hanging out with her dog Tally.