Speaker Profile

Sophie Bouwsma

Sophie (she/her/hers) is a musician and peacebuilder focused on addressing the roots of structural and cultural violence in the United States. She is passionate about cultivating genuine relationships, facilitating dialogue on difficult topics and shaping transformative learning environments. Sophie has collaborated with activists and organizers from CODEPINK: Women for Peace, Standing Rock Michigan Tent, Cosecha GR, Kaufman Interfaith Institute, and the Poor People’s Campaign and has analyzed conflicts alongside peacebuilders from around the world. Sophie has led trainings in the DC area, on university campuses and throughout the Midwest. She has an MA in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation.

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