Sophia Burton

Sophia Katharina Burton is an international education professional, online learning specialist, and cross-cultural facilitator with over 9 years experience in international teams. She is a cofounder of Migration Matters and Head of Direct Academics at Kiron Open Higher Education, an online higher education platform for refugees. Through her work, she addresses integration as the two-way street that it is: providing educational opportunities for newcomers as well as educating the public about the research and realities of migration.

Sophia is a dual American-German citizen currently based in Berlin who strongly believes in the power of education - formal and informal - to foster global awareness, intercultural understanding, and inclusive communities.