Sophie Sidhu

Sophie Sidhu (Bio Photo)
Student Programs Coordinator, Education Program
SidhuS [at]

Sophie Sidhu is the Student Programs Coordinator within the East-West Center’s Education Program, where she is responsible for coordinating and organizing key areas of the Center’s fast-growing Student Affiliate Program and Affiliate Scholar Program, as well as other related areas of the student program.

Sophie comes to us most recently from Cornell University, where she spent five years as Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Asian & Asian American Center, and four years prior as Assistant Dean of Students for Diversity Education & Outreach. Sophie has also worked on diversity and community-building initiatives at Columbia University, Hampshire College and the University of Hawaii, Manoa and has interned with UNICEF India.

Sophie holds an M.A. in International Educational Development/Peace Education from Columbia University, Teachers College, and a B.A. in International Studies from Hampshire College. She has been published by UNICEF for her research on gender equality and human rights education in India.