Sofia Bowman, BA, is a communications assistant at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and serves on the communications team for the Region 9 Comprehensive Center (R9CC). Additionally, she works on Region 9’s IL-EMPOWER Project and Diversifying the Educator Workforce Affinity Group, assisting with meeting materials, dissemination products and data collection.
Sofia serves as a communications and dissemination team member on various projects at AIR, including the Lead for Literacy Center, the CTE Research Network, and the Center for Applied Research in Postsecondary Education. She develops and manages social media accounts, official websites, and newsletters. She works collaboratively with communications and projects leads to create various dissemination materials, including infographics, videos, viewing guides, and other promotional materials. Sofia also has experience collecting qualitative data, writing publications, planning working groups and meetings, and webinar support.
She previously worked at the National Center for State Courts, within the Knowledge and Information Services division, assisting analysts with data collection, writing articles, managing social media accounts and the official website. Sofia received her BA in History from the College of William and Mary.