Sonia Sequeira

Associate Director for Community Engagement

Sonia Sequeira is the Associate Director for Community Engagement at the Gephardt Institute. She joined the Gephardt Institute in January 2022 and leads strategy, curriculum, partnership, and program development to foster students’ learning and engagement with the St. Louis community.

Sonia has extensive experience in partnership building, program evaluation, and strategic communications. Most recently, she led the engagement and communications strategy for the City of Atlanta’s Department of City Planning, including Atlanta City Studio, a neighborhood-based pop-up focused on community engagement.

Sonia graduated with honors from Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in International Studies and holds a Master of Public Health and Master of Social Work from the Brown School of Social Work.  In her spare time, she loves to cook, read and spend time outside.