Sophia Lonappan

Sophia Lonappan

Senior Programme Associate

Sophia joins GHS as Senior Programme Associate with a  close to 10 years of work experience in development sector and research institutions. Her past experience includes leading the communication team of India HIV/AIDS Alliance for their internal and external communication, building brand, content generation—print, digital and social media, developing marketing strategy and communication collaterals for effective advocacy. She has also worked for The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), and was responsible for development, management and evaluation of projects and activities in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). She has worked in instituting one of the first awards in India to recognise the achievements of corporate India in the field of HIV/AIDS and Environment Excellence.

Her past experience includes significant amount of research and analysis work in scoping socially responsible behaviour among small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and also as subject advisor for various documentary films for creating awareness on public health.

Sophia completed her bachelors from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University and her Masters in Social Work (MSW) from Stella Maris College, Madras University.