Building peace in the minds of men and women

Global MIL Week 2019 Feature Conference

Sophie Sandberg

Founder, Catcalls of NYC

Sophie Sandberg is a gender justice activist, artist and founder of the popular chalk art initiative against street harassment, Catcalls of NYC. For her undergraduate honors thesis, she researched the impact of NYC-based street art that responds to racial and gender-based violence. She is involved in local efforts to combat gender-based violence through public art, education, and community events. She also leads “Chalk Back,” an international youth-led movement, consisting of more than 150 “Catcalls of” sites around the world.