Sofia Colomé Shapiro
Spirit Companion: Salamander
Favourite Quote: “Because love is an act of courage, not of fear, love is a commitment to others. No matter where the oppressed are found, the act of love is commitment to their cause–the cause of liberation.” – Paulo Freire
Sofia is a Chicana/Mexicana cyberfeminist from Texas. Her background is in computer science and she is interested in all forms of digital resistance and creation that help lead us towards liberatory, anti-capitalist, and decolonial futures. For the past two years she has been working in the digital security field from a feminist perspective, helping facilitate workshops and support for organizations and activists around data protection, surveillance, and other holistic security risks. In her free time she likes to read about history, paint, dance with friends and swim. She speaks English and Spanish.