Sofía is currently a Research Analyst in the IPA Colombia office. In this role, she works on early childhood and youth education projects. Previously, at IPA, Sofía worked as a Research Analyst and Research Intern on migration projects. Prior to joining IPA, she worked as Research Assistant in a conjoint project between Los Andes University and the University of Chicago related to the political economy of paramilitary violence in Colombia. She also has experience with projects related to land restitution and agrarian reforms in Colombia, State capacity, intergenerational mobility, and gender dynamics in rural contexts. Sofía has a BA in Economics, a BA in Political Science, and a minor in Development Studies from Universidad de Los Andes.