- Forbes 30 Under 30 in Social Entrepreneurship.
- ELLE Magazine Impact2 Awards Pitch Finalist, NYC.
- Marc Fisher Make Your Marc Role Model.
- Fred Alger Finance Award Recipient.
- #ONEderWoman of the Week by ONE.
- The World's 100 Most Inspiring Women by Salt Magazine and Diageo.
- Top 5 Social Entrepreneurs under 40 by Conscious Magazine.
Sophia frequently speaks on topics that include, but are not limited to: social entrepreneurship, non-profit innovation, female leadership, the water crisis and global poverty, international development, entrepreneurship as a first-generation Korean.
Selected speaking engagements:
- TEDxGastown, on Women & Power, 2016.
- Korean Startup Summit, Entrepreneurship Panelist, 2016.
- Zahn Innovation Center, Social Entrepreneur Spotlight, 2016.
- Independent Commission on Multilateralism (ICM), Engaging, Supporting, and Empowering Global Youth with a focus on the Sustainable Development Goals, 2016.
- Columbia University's Women's Business Society 11th Annual Conference, 2015.
- Business, Design, and Technology Conference for Internet Week NY, 2014.
- NY Young Women Social Entrepreneurs (NYWSE) How She Does It Dinner, 2013.
- Humanosphere, Water Collective: A 'Maintenance-Obsessed' Approach To Clean Water
- Thompson Hotels, Thompson Hotels NYC X Sophia Sunwoo
- African Business Review, Q&A: Sophia Sunwoo on Water Collective and Social Entrepreneurship
- ELLE Magazine, The Social Impact Network
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