Research Assistant
Sofia Gulaid is a Master in City Planning student at MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning. As a Kenyan-American, Sofia joined DUSP after working in Nairobi in urban and camp refugee services with the International Rescue Committee. She holds a degree in Environmental Studies from Yale University where she focused her research on the role of urban green spaces in the daily life of marginalized populations. At DUSP, she is in the City Design and Development program group, and is a part of UrbanAfrica and the Students of Color Committee. Sofia likes to work with data at varying scales and is interested in fabrication, refugee urban design, and public space.