Duke Leadership Academy Scholars Profile

Sophia Brelvi

Sophia Brelvi

Title: Director of Affirmative Action and Compliance Programs
Location:
Senior Management Area: Office of Institutional Equity
Class Year: 2023

Bio:
Joining the Duke University community as the Director of
Affirmative Action and Compliance Programs, Sophia Brelvi
has an extensive background in law and a passion for
social justice. Graduating with Honors in International
Business and Political Science, Sophia matriculated
through law school focusing on non-profit and regulatory
law. Prior to transitioning into the Higher Education
sector, Sophia worked as an asylum attorney and found her
passion for compliance during her tenure as the Director
of Regulatory Affairs at Fundacion Rahab, an
international NGO advocating for survivors of human
trafficking. Shortly thereafter, she joined the Office of
the General Counsel as the Director of Title IX, Ethics,
and Compliance at Morehouse College. Sophia then
transitioned to Dartmouth College as the Director of the
Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity and Deputy
Title IX Coordinator. Sophia earned her BSBA in
International Business and BS in Political Science from
the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, as well as
her Masters of Jurisprudence in Legal Doctrine and
Analysis & Juris Doctorate degrees from Michigan State
University College of Law.