Writers

Sonia Sarkar

Health Justice Editor

Sonia Sarkar is Health Justice Editor at Nonprofit Quarterly. She has a background in health equity, democratizing capital, and social justice. Previously, Sonia served as Director of Social Homes and Health Equity at the P3 Lab at Johns Hopkins SNF Agora Institute, where she partnered with social movement organizations across the country to conduct research on power-building for health equity. Prior, she was Chief Policy and Engagement Officer for the Baltimore City Health Department, and Chief of Staff/Special Advisor at Health Leads. In 2017, Sonia was named a Culture of Health Leader by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; she is also a Social Entrepreneur in Residence with Common Future. She holds B.A. degrees in public health and international studies from Johns Hopkins University, and an MPH and DrPH from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, where she studied the impact of nonprofit healthcare anchors on local communities. Her writing and poetry has appeared in Health Affairs, Slate, Pacific Standard, and the American Journal of Nursing, among others.