Hometown: Tampico, Mexico
Undergraduate: Letourneau University
Major: Biomedical Engineering, 2017
Technology: NTM (Neonatal Temperature Monitor), IncuBaby
Sonia Sosa leads the development of a low-cost warming crib and a continuous temperature monitor as a Global Health Fellow with Rice 360°. She graduated in 2017 with a B.S in Engineering with a Biomedical Concentration from LeTourneau University. Sonia developed a passion for global health after traveling to Kenya for a research project involving user feedback for wheelchairs designed for underserved populations with mobility impairments. Following graduation, she spent 2 months in Rwanda with Engineering World Health receiving training in biomedical equipment repair and volunteering at Kibuye District Hospital. Sonia’s career goal is to improve quality healthcare services around the globe through technology, and hospital staff training on the use and maintenance of equipment.