Sophia is the Continuum of Care (CoC) Director at THN. In this role, she is responsible for implementing Coordinated Entry in the Texas Balance of State Continuum of Care, which requires working with communities to develop data-driven housing crisis response systems. She has extensive knowledge of systems change, process improvement, data, housing best practices, system performance measurement, and the Continuum of Care (CoC) Program and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG). Prior to graduate school, Sophia worked as the Intake Coordinator for the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program (HPRP) at Catholic Charities of the East Bay in Oakland, California. This position spurred her passion for housing and ending homelessness. She has a Master’s degree in Public Affairs with a concentration in Nonprofit Studies from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas – Austin and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of California – Berkeley.