Director of Programs & Operations, has been a volunteer in the greater Los Angeles community for most of her adult life. She began her early career in the field of Information Technology, working as a server administrator, business analyst and project manager at Amgen, Inc. for 10 years, supporting Finance Information Systems and then Manufacturing Information Systems, with the latter focused on FDA-validation and compliance. Sonia began volunteering with POPS the club in 2017. She collaborated with POPS on their self-empowerment club curriculum before joining the organization as a staff member. She is devoted to the POPS mission and to being a healing, compassionate presence in the world.