"Sophia, joined the AAANY by volunteering at Kitaab Club after school program as a tutor for homework and English in January 2014. Sophia is a proud Italian- Algerian American from Queens, New York. During her childhood she grew up speaking Kabyle from the Berber region of Algeria as a second language. Over the years she taught herself how to read and write Arabic which is her thrid language now..
She is a Alumna from Long Island City High School and is currently a student at LaGaurdia Community College pursuing an Mass Communication degree. She hopes by joining the AAANY she can become more connected to Arab World and Media.
She is very passionate about learning other cultures and to support the community.
Sophia enjoys to dance ever since she was young, she performed a traditional Algerian dance during high school and Greek with the Thessalian society of Astoria. Sophia hopes to start a small after school program to help students in need of homework assistance.
Look out because she may create dance group soon !"