Sophia Pennella

Program & Management Analyst
Sophia Pennella

Sophia brings a commitment to mission-driven work and a passion for project management, applied research, visual storytelling, and business operations to her role as program & management analyst. She supports ChangeLab Solutions in capturing programmatic data and demonstrating organizational impact. Working across teams and projects, she designs tools and practices for program tracking and evaluation, stakeholder reporting, and knowledge management. She also co-manages our technical assistance delivery system and designs capacity-building trainings.

Sophia earned a bachelor’s degree in economics, summa cum laude, with minors in geography, French, and photography from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Prior to joining ChangeLab Solutions, she worked as a research analyst at an economic and statistical consulting firm and as a project manager and operations manager for a start-up design firm.