Feb 13, 2023, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
Green Hall 0-S-6


Event Description

Sophia Smith Galer is a multi-award-winning reporter, author and TikTok creator based in London – making content for over 450,000 followers around the world. Her videos have been seen over 130 million times.

Sophia began her career at the BBC, working as a social media producer and then religion reporter, where she reported on the complexities of contemporary faith across the BBC World Service, BBC Radio 4 and BBC World News.

Her pioneering use of TikTok as a newsgathering and publishing tool has won her recognition in the industry as a journalism innovator, winning ‘Innovation of the Year’ at the British Journalism Awards as well as a spot on this year’s Forbes 30 under 30 list. She has just been named as one of Vogue’s 25 Most Influential Women in Britain list in 2022.

She is now a Senior News Reporter at VICE World News covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa and is the author of Losing It: Sex Education for the 21st Century, published this year by Harper Collins. She focuses on sexual and reproductive health rights, gender violence and the environment.

Sophia is HEFAT trained and is also accredited to deliver Relationships and Sex Education from acet UK.