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Sonia Ares

Director of Human Resources


Sonia Ares is the director of human resources at Roosevelt where she manages and leads hiring, administration, training, and employee relations for the organization.

As the director of human resources at the Roosevelt Institute, Sonia manages the organization’s recruiting, onboarding, training, employee relations, performance management, benefits, and employee wellness programs.

Prior to joining Roosevelt, Sonia worked at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House as a human resources generalist, Environmental Defense Fund as a senior benefits manager, and at Gibbs & Soell, a public relations firm, as their human resources director. Sonia is a graduate of Pace University with a BA in psychology, with a focus in industrial and organizational psychology.