PhD in Sociology at ISCTE-IUL. Integrated researcher in Cies_iscte. Social and Behaviout Change Specialist in UNICEF. She has developed academic and technical research on migration, refugees women and girls (Cies_Iscte), health-related behavior (UNICEF), communication and human rights (Ulusofona) with qualitative and quantitative methods. Sofia has been working in Social and Behavior Change, advocacy and communication in international development and humanitarian action with the United Nations and International NGOs since 2011. A large part of the research involves fostering social and behavior change driven by evidence from the field. Sofia also developed professional activities as a journalist and manager in the private sector (1997-2010). Research areas: Gender, Children, Health-related behavior, Migration.