Sofia Navarrete Zur is the IWMF’s Communications Coordinator, responsible for supporting and implementing the organization’s digital media strategy.
Sofia comes to the IWMF as a Mexican American visual anthropologist and multimedia journalist from Oaxaca, Mexico. Her mission centers on the ethical documentation of the Latinx community in diaspora and the stories of resilience in the face of gender-based violence among women.
With a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Film from Wesleyan University and a master’s degree in International Affairs from The New School, Sofia has honed her expertise through extensive research and media projects. Sofia‘s projects have received funding and support from organizations including The Fulbright Program, National Geographic, and the Center for Research and Higher Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS). She has also collaborated with notable organizations like the UN Office for the Coordination of Human Affairs (OCHA), International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA), and International Rescue Committee (IRC).
Passionately dedicated to nonprofit initiatives and amplifying the voices of marginalized storytellers, Sofia strives to raise awareness and foster dialogue on critical social issues.