Sophie Szew

Sophie Szew


Sophie Szew (she/her) is a writer, public speaker, mental health advocate, and Youth Advisory Board Member for the Born This Way Foundation. An incoming freshman at Stanford University, she spent her gap year interning at the United States House of Representatives, where she researched mental health policy and advocated for systemic healthcare reform. Sophie is also a Youth Mental Health Leadership Council Member for Mental Health America and the founder of the Youth Latinx Leadership Conference. In May of 2022, Sophie participated in MTV's Mental Health Youth Action Forum at the White House, where she spoke with President Biden about the abuse and malpractice commonly faced by eating disorder patients in larger bodies. She writes poetry and creative essays about everything from her Jewish-Latinx roots to the poetic meanings behind the latest makeup trends. 

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