What Drives Her
Sophia is driven by sheer curiosity and interest. She pursues to learn whatever she can, especially if she is interested in the field or topic. Her advocacy is to help others whether it being someone who listens or someone who designs user-friendly solutions.
Back Story and Achievements
Sophia took Computer Science as her undergraduate degree. While taking her degree, she came across Human-Computer Interaction and fell in love with the field. This led her to UX-related internships and roles. She finished Magna Cum Laude and is now taking her Masters in Clinical Psychology. While doing her coursework, she is also aiming to be a IAAP Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies.
Her overall work experience revolves around Design Systems, Design Operations, UX design, and UX Research.
BS Computer Science with Specialization in Software Technology, Magna Cum Laude – De La Salle University
MS Psychology Major in Clinical Psychology Student – De La Salle University
Into KPOP, has her own cabinet filled with merchandise from her favorite group, SEVENTEEN
Has gotten into reading books recently because her coursework has trained her to read long passages. Instead of being forced to read, she now reads for fun. Book recommendations are Behave by Robert Sapolsky and Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
Spent 3 weeks in Vietnam recently and hopes to travel more in the following years
Aims to become a therapist in a few years. Thinking about specialization, being a play therapist seems fun