- Country: Haiti
WORLD YWCA - YWCA HAITI
Non-profit organization or network
When you learn, teach, when you get, give. - Maya Angelou
Sophia Pierre-Antoine manages YWCA Haiti's Youth Center (program management, implementation, resource mobilization, mentorship). The YC strives to empower and develop the leadership and capacity of girls and adolescent girls between the ages of 8 to 19 with a focus on sexual and reproductive health & rights and violence against women and girls, following a Safe Space Model.
Previously, she was a Program Associate for the World YWCA with a thematic focus on sexual and reproductive health & rights as well as preventing and eliminating child, early and forced marriage.
She conducts international advocacy across all thematic areas at the community, national, international and UN level.
Sophia was born and raised in Haiti. She holds a Women and Gender Studies degree and a Sociology degree from SUNY Stony Brook University, NY (USA).