Sonia was born and raised in the City of Calgary. She has a degree in Biology, Psychology and Education.  She is passionate about the environment and is currently working as a teacher. She teaches Biology and General Sciences to High School Students. When she is not teaching she is working as a Sustainability Educator. She goes to schools across Calgary educating teachers and students on the importance of recycling and composting. Her goal is to reduce the amount of waste produced by younger generations by showing them how their collective actions can make a difference.

In her free time Sonia enjoys going for walks, watching documentaries and eating chocolate.