Sofia Blanco Whitehead

Sofia Blanco Whitehead

Senior Program Support Assistant
Phone: (603) 862-0528
Office: UNH CHHS Institute on Disability, 10 West Edge, Durham, NH 03824
Pronouns: She/her/hers

Professional Background

Sofia Whitehead holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Concentration in Entrepreneurial Studies from Texas State University. Her experience as a Business Development Operational Specialist is diverse, from small businesses, tech startups, indie designers, to Fortune 500 companies. As the Senior Program Support Assistant for the Training Department Sofia focuses on supporting the development and implementation of our training programs through various operational supports. Sofia is always striving to streamline operations, create efficient and cohesive processes, and connect interdepartmental communications. Before joining the team, Sofia has been involved in children and women advocacy, is a LGBTQI+ ally, volunteers at public schools and holds an annual holiday giving drive. Sofia currently lives in Florida with her husband and a growing collection of plants. In her free time she enjoys starting too many books at once, looking for unusual music records, finding the best restaurants in town, creating resin artwork, and playing videos games with her husband.


  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Concentration in Entrepreneurial Studies, Texas State University