Sophia Markowska

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Policy Associate

Sophia Markowska is a Policy Associate on the Policy Team at MEEA. In this role, Sophia is responsible for conducting policy research, outreach and bill tracking in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Kansas. She also tracks energy efficiency finance policies throughout the Midwest. Prior to joining MEEA, Sophia was a consultant with the Environmental Defense Fund working on clean air issues.

She earned a B.A. in Government and Politics with a minor in Business Law from St. John’s University and an M.A. in American Government from Georgetown University. In her free time, Sophia enjoys baking, reading, traveling and hiking.

Author Latest Articles

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