B.A. in Biochemistry, Mount Holyoke College; M.A.T. in Secondary Science Education. Sonya is a Teach for America Corps member with experience in middle school education. Her teaching emphasis is on mathematics and the sciences, for which she created curricula, taught after school and advised students with the Hayden Astrophysics Internship program. She also co-founded a Specialized High School Test Preparation program at PS/MS 2118 in New York City.
Sonya is currently a Science teacher at Urban Assembly Media High in New York.