Sophia is the daughter of Ishrat and Habibe Husain. She received her B.A. in English from UC Berkeley and her teaching credential from UCB's Grad School of Education. She earned her M.A. in Initiatives in Educational Transformation from George Mason University. Sophia was an educator of Literature, Composition, and ESL for 26 years, teaching 6th grade to university level in the U.S., at Al Akhawayn University in Morocco and at Koc University in Istanbul, Turkey. Sophia assists Rahima Foundation by conducting research, creating partnerships with schools, editing materials, updating the Procedures Manual, and helping in the warehouse. Her primary area of interest and expertise is in Rahima Foundation's programs at local schools.