Senior Officer, Programs and Operations

Sofía Monterroso serves as AFI’s Senior Officer of Programs and Operations, providing legal and resettlement support for artists-at-risk and assisting with the planning and implementation of programs, operations and events. Throughout her academic and professional career, Sofía has dedicated herself to developing multicultural, multilingual and social justice oriented programming for international and domestic audiences.   

Her public affairs and project management experience include five years of contributions to U.S. Department of State and USAID programs in Lusophone and Francophone Africa, and three years of sexual violence prevention and reproductive justice organizing with Civil Liberties and Public Policy of Amherst, Massachusetts.  

Prior to joining AFI, Ms. Monterroso completed a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Gender Studies and Romance Languages from Mount Holyoke College.  Ms. Monterroso also holds a certificate in Art & Cultural Heritage Law from Georgetown University Law Center.