Sophie Watson

Program Coordinator

Portrait of Sophie Watson

Pronouns: she/her/hers or they/them/theirs
United States

Based in Minneapolis, MN, USA

Sophie Watson is a Program Coordinator at the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility (CGHSR). Through the Global Women's Health Initiative, she provides project management support for diverse initiatives, including local and global research, capacity-building programs, and learning communities that all aim to promote global women's health equity. She also coordinates the Global Engagement Grant and Global Health Seed Grant programs which offer funding opportunities to further equitable global health engagements. 

Sophie received their bachelor's degree in psychology with a minor in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies - Arabic from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Her previous work includes supporting gender equity initiatives through the University’s Center for Women in Medicine and Science. Originally from Maryland, they currently reside in Minneapolis alongside her partner, cat Dunder, and a burgeoning garden of houseplants.