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Sofia Stafford

As Director of Market Strategy, Sofia works across the Gradian team to drive the company’s growth in existing markets and expansion into new markets. In this role, she focuses on building and managing relationships with local distributors, customers, partners, and governments; and supporting the development and implementation of country-specific programs.

Prior to Gradian, Sofia worked at USAID’s Center for Innovation and Impact, where she managed the Saving Lives at Birth Grand Challenge and supported the development, introduction, and scale up of a portfolio of more than 100 tools and approaches to address maternal and newborn health challenges. She has previously worked on youth programs and communications at Rise Up at the Public Health Institute and Girl Up at the UN Foundation.

Sofia holds a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology and Global Health, with a concentration in adolescent health from Duke University.