Our Secretary General
Sofía Sprechmann Sineiro
A leader in international development and a long-serving champion of gender equality, Sofia has almost 30 years of experience of working at CARE. She spearheaded CARE’s first program strategy and was integral to placing women and gender equality at the very heart of CARE’s worldwide work.
Sofia, originally from Uruguay, lives in Quito, Ecuador. Having worked in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America, Sofia unshakable commitment to women and girls is drawn from many years of working alongside some of the worlds most marginalized communities; from domestic workers, women working in the garment sector and survivors of gender-based violence.
Prior to working in international development, Sofía was a Sociologist in the field of public opinion polls and audience research. She holds a B.A. in Sociology from the Universidad de la República Oriental del Uruguay and an MSc in Epidemiology from the University of London/London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
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