Ken Sofer The Americas 2024

Ken Sofer is the Director for Public Advocacy at the International Rescue Committee. In his role at the IRC, Ken ensures the organization’s humanitarian advocacy brings the right message with the right messenger at the right time to drive policy and programmatic solutions in support of their clients. He previously worked as the Advisory for Policy & Planning to the President & CEO of the organization. Prior to joining the IRC, Ken worked as a Senior Policy Advisor and the Associate Director for National Security & International Policy at the Center for American Progress. Ken received his BA in International Relations and Political Science from the University of Southern California and an MPA in International Relations and Science, Technology and Environmental Policy from the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He is originally from Hermosa Beach, California and is the proud child of a Japanese immigrant and Iraqi-Jewish refugees. He currently lives in Kansas City with his partner and two year old.