Sophie Emerson brings writing, media relations, social media and project management skills to LPA clients across health care, energy and environmental issue areas.
Since joining LPA in 2021, Sophie has supported LPA’s work on the state’s COVID-19 public awareness campaigns as well as a statewide water conservation program. She also works with clients helping to transition California to cleaner energy sources.
Previously, Sophie interned in the office of Sacramento City Councilmember Eric Guerra where she supported coalition building among community stakeholders and organizations for a local ordinance campaign. She has also interned for Congresswoman Doris Matsui, Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis and Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins.
Born and raised in Sacramento, Sophie graduated from San Diego State University with double majors in Political Science and Urban Studies, and double minors in Interdisciplinary Studies and Public Law. In her free time, she enjoys exploring Northern California with her corgis and continuing her education of everyday issues – whether that be the latest TikTok trend or breaking story.
Community and Civic Involvement
- Member, California Women in Energy
- Member, Urban Land Institute, Sacramento
- Former Mentee, SheShares