Sophie is of mixed Métis and settler ancestry. She lives as an uninvited guest on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and səlilwətaɬ Nations. Her Métis roots run deep in the Red River, and her family has lived in Métis communities on Treaty 1 Territory in Manitoba including St. Boniface, St. Laurent, and St. Pierre-Jolys.
Sophie is a research assistant and is part of a partnered project between HELP and the Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health (CEIH) on creating meaningful structures for Indigenous community and UBC health partnerships. She earned her BSc in biochemistry at UBC in 2023 and is passionate about advancing the health and well-being of Indigenous peoples and communities.