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Oct 18, 2021

Meet Sophia Fang, the 2021 Young Athena Recipient. She was honored along with the finalists on Sept. 10 2021 at the Pittsburgh Athena Awards.

Sophia  is a startup marketer by trade, a creative artist by nature and a social impact creator by purpose— all toward her personal mission of creating vibrancy in her community. With a passion for empowering local entrepreneurs, makers and creators, Sophia is the Head of Marketing at Honeycomb Credit, a Board Member at Prototype PGH and a Venture For America Alumni Fellow. 

As a watercolor artist, Fang blends whimsy and community joy to celebrate small businesses, immigrant placemaking and food diasporas. She has received public art commissions from the Bloomfield- Garfield Corporation, City of Pittsburgh, City of Tukwila, City of Auburn, BOOM Concepts and West Virginia University. Her artwork has also been featured by Pittsburgh City Paper, The Incline, Marketing Pittsburgh, and Awesome Pittsburgh Foundation. 

Fang graduated from Pomona College in 2018, where she double majored in Economics and Digital Media Studies. In college, she ran CHIFFON ET RIBBONS, a high fashion blog with 50,000+ followers, and was a founding member of Health Bridges, a nonprofit that helps immigrant patients with language translations at hospitals.