Women and Girls Lead: Sonia B. Castellanos

As a first-generation American who struggled to learn English at an early age, Sonia is different than most successful professionals. Appreciating that difference has helped shape her career. Sonia talked to us about her life as a Social Worker for our Girls and Women Lead: Austin project.

Women and Girls Lead: Austin showcases extraordinary women and girls in Austin who are changing our community. Combining independent documentary film, television, new media, and global outreach partnerships, Women and Girls Lead amplifies the voices of women and girls acting as leaders, expands understanding of gender equity, and engages an international network of citizens and organizations to act locally and reach out globally.

Do you know a woman or girl who is making a difference in your world? Someone who embodies the characteritics of leadership or empowerment? She could be a teacher, doctor, student or mother. Nominate a Leader today!