Sophia Har

Sophia Har

Communications Manager

Sophia Har joined ActionAid USA in 2016. As Communications Manager, Sophia drives the organization's communications and branding strategy.

Prior to this position, Sophia was the Digital Communications Officer for ActionAid USA.

She previously volunteered in Barranquilla, Colombia, where she documented the stories of small-farmer communities and internally displaced persons and supported community development programs for children and elderly adults in lower income neighborhoods. She also worked as Communications Director at Jubilee USA Network and holds a B.A. in International Relations from Wheaton College, Ill.

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Rise With Us for System Change

December 23, 2019 By

From the streets of New York to the farms of Mississippi to the countryside of Brazil, we are joining with community leaders to pave the way for change. Rise with us! Here are three ways you can take action in 2020: Make a special donation to fund bold action around…


This Is What Bold Looks Like

December 2, 2019 By

Support communities on the frontlines of poverty and injustice For a short time, your gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar by a generous supporter! Give now to fund bold action around the world: To get your community involved, host a fundraiser online or in person! Learn more at:

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What I learned from farmers in The Gambia about resisting climate change

August 5, 2019 By

Standing in the middle of Sawo Sonko’s rice field at midday, with drops of sweat rolling down my back, all I could think of was, “Climate change is real.”  As Sawo shared how she was experiencing climate change, it became apparent that my encounter with this human-made crisis, however visceral it was in that moment, was shallow at best.…

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3 Things You May Have Missed This Week: Costa Rica Fossil-Free Goal, Antarctica’s First Pride Party, Baltimore’s Arabbers Keep Tradition Alive

June 1, 2018 By

1. Costa Rica plans to be fossil-free by 2021 Going 100% green is not a distant dream. This is the message that Costa Rica is sending to the world. Earlier this month, newly inaugurated president Carlos Alvarado laid out his goal to get the country completely off fossil fuels by…

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3 Things You May Have Missed This Week: Cicig, House Farm Bill Fails, Mushroom Revolution

May 18, 2018 By

Corrupt officials in Guatemala find help from Rubio to weaken anti-corruption commission Cicig Florida senator Marco Rubio has become an unlikely ally to economic, political and military elites in Guatemala trying to brush off accusations of corruption. These elites are stepping up their war against the UN Commission Against Impunity…