Sophia Abdool is a vibrant young Somali woman who grew up in South Africa. She completed her tertiary education at the University of Johannesburg where she majored in Psychology as well as Anthropology. Sophia worked hand in hand with SASA to create awareness for the youth by setting up soccer games for young men in her community to keep them off the streets. She has been previously employed at her university’s Psychology Department where she assisted fellow students. She is excited about the ASRI Future Leaders Programme, as it inspires her to challenge herself. She is eager to gain experience from the Fellowship as it will create new gateways for her.