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Sophia Akram

Policy Manager (Sector Support)

Sophia is a policy manager (Sector Support) at the Open Rights Group. Before joining ORG, she worked as a freelance journalist and editor covering human rights, foreign policy, identity and inequality. She also worked with organisations in the non-profit sector to produce research and communications materials. Her work has heavily touched on conflict, migration, diaspora groups and technology’s impact on rights.

In her earlier career, Sophia worked in Whitehall departments, including the Department for International Development, Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Ministry of Justice. She has an LLB in Law and a Masters in International Politics and Human Rights.