Sonia Kapadia is Deputy Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Equal Justice Initiative, a non-profit organization committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States and challenging racial and economic injustice. Sonia leads partnerships, special projects, branding, marketing, communications, and digital. Prior to joining EJI, Sonia was an entrepreneur and executive in the food and beverage sector. She was the founder and CEO of Taste Savant, the Chief Marketing Officer of Gu Chocolate Desserts, which was acquired in 2010 and held numerous brand management positions at PepsiCo in the US and UK. Sonia was also a national businesscontributor for a number of news networks and the host of “Food Fortunes,” a primetime television show on The Food Network. Sonia is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Harvard Business School. She lives in New York City with her husband and three young children.
Aspen Institute Trustee, Deputy Director of Strategic Initiatives, Equal Justice Initiative