Sophie Minigiello is a Pre-Employment Program Specialist at PYD. Prior to joining the team, she worked as a Personal Care Attendant at Northeast Arc as well as assuming various mentor, advocacy, and leadership roles. Sophie’s experience working with the disability community has cultivated and strengthened her passion to advocate for underrepresented individuals.
She graduated with Distinction in Diversity and Social Advocacy from the University of South Carolina, earning a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Sport and Entertainment Management.
Sophie strives to use her passions for well-being, creating, and volunteering mixed with her strengths of empowering others, giving care, and advancing ideas, to create an impact on her personal growth, friends, family, and community because she values compassion, belonging, and positivity.