Sophia Pennella

Program & Management Analyst
Sophia Pennella

Sophia is a program & management analyst at ChangeLab Solutions, where she supports the organization in capturing and communicating key information to a range of stakeholders. Her work sits at the nexus of program strategy, business development, organizational learning, and knowledge management. She leads our programmatic tracking strategy, which aims to connect how the work we do each day makes progress toward our vision of healthier and more equitable communities. Sophia can often be found collaborating with one of our teams to design cross-functional tools, systems, and practices.

Sophia brings passion for project management, applied research, data analysis, storytelling, and business operations to her role. 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 industrial design firm. Sophia earned a bachelor’s degree in economics, summa cum laude, from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo