Sophia Higginbottom

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A.A. - Cuyahoga Community College B.A. - Denison University (International Studies)

Sophia Higginbottom

Sophia Higginbottom comes into the Campus International community with a passion for education, international experience, and social justice.  With a background in International Studies, the Arts, and nonprofit sector work with youth and education, Ms. H brings real world experience and vision into classroom spaces where young people learn to deeply respect and embrace cultural differences while creating change in their communities.  A proud international traveler, Ms. H was born and raised in Cleveland's Slavic Village neighborhood and graduated from John Hay’s Cleveland School of Architecture & Design, High Tech Academy, and Cuyahoga Community College. Ms. H also holds a degree in International Studies from Denison University.  During her time at Denison Ms. H studied and researched in Samoa, American Samoa, Hawaii, and Fiji, and presented culminating research at the University of the South Pacific's Alafua Campus and Denison University. She has previously served as a City Year Corps Member at East Technical High School and an Intervention Specialist at Davis Aerospace and Maritime High School. Ms. H is a Teach For America 2018 Corps Member, and works with other Cleveland based nonprofit organizations focused on empowering youth voice within the community.  "My passion is helping students to find theirs."