Sophia joined Medtronic in April 2016 and currently leads the development of strategies for inclusion, diversity, and employee engagement. In collaboration with HR and business leaders, she is responsible for ensuring an integrated approach to building a diverse talent pipeline and engaging our global workforce.
Prior to joining Medtronic, Sophia was the Vice President, Organization Effectiveness and Development, and Global Strategic Diversity and Inclusion at Wells Fargo. Before that, she served as Senior Global Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Leader for 3M Company. She also worked at PepsiAmericas and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in both diversity and inclusion capacities and HR business partner roles.
Sophia earned her bachelor’s degree in Economics and Cultural Pluralism, from the University of Minnesota, and a Master of Arts in Human Resource Development with a concentration in Global Organizational Development, from the University of St. Thomas. She resides in Minneapolis with her children, Samina and Arman.