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Sofia Fouquet, Student Member

How many years of experience?
6 in marketing, communications, and project management; 0 in the AEC industry

Why did you join SMPS?
I’m brand new to the SLC area and am looking to expand my network. I used to serve on the American Marketing Association board in Alaska and we had a great working relationship with SMPS.

What most excites you about your work?
Community engagement. In whatever job I’m doing, I love finding ways to connect it back to the community.

What is a good lesson you learned the hard way?
Be willing to say no to people in positions of authority when they ask you to do things you aren’t comfortable with.

Where do you find inspiration?
Unexpected community partnerships. There are so many ways individuals, companies, and organizations can work together to achieve common goals!

Share one thing we’d be surprised to learn about you.
I once spent a transitional period living in Vietnam because it financially made more sense than staying in the U.S.

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?
I would love to see Antarctica and South America.

What's your favorite thing to do on a Sunday afternoon?
A lazy Sunday afternoon is the best Sunday afternoon.


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