Dr Sonja Hood

Dr Sonja Hood is passionate about enabling women through building community connection. Dr Hood leads national partnerships with schools, government, corporates and philanthropy to provide assistance to improve social cohesion and build stronger communities across Australia.

Dr Sonja Hood has been CEO of Community Hubs Australia since 2015, building a funding coalition of national, state and local governments as well as garnering philanthropy and business to continually grow the network across Australia.

Dr Hood has over 20 years of social policy and program experience in the US, UK and Australia, a PhD from the University of Melbourne, and a Master’s degree from Penn State University.