Sophia Kerby is the Deputy Director of Reproductive Rights at State Innovation Exchange. In this role, she supports state legislators across the country in advancing and defending progressive reproductive health policy. Most recently, she served as the Senior Manager of State and Local Campaigns at Advocates for Youth, where she worked with state-based organizations and youth activists to advocate for cultural and policy changes that improved young people’s reproductive and sexual health. Sophia brings experience in racial equality, criminal justice, gender and economic justice policy to State Innovation Exchange, having worked on these issues at the Brennan Center for Justice and Center for American Progress. Since 2017, she has served on the board of Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP). Her work has been published in Feministing, Huffington Post, Mic, and, the National Journal. Sophia is based in Washington, DC, holds a B.A in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland-College Park, and is pursuing a Masters in Business Administration at Georgetown University. You can follow Sophia on Twitter at @SophiaKerby.