Sofia Menfalout is a recent Social Anthropology graduate (MA) from the University of Sussex. She holds a BA in Linguistic and Intercultural Mediation from the University of Milan, with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa. During her studies, she consistently volunteered in Italian NGOs providing legal, medical and social support to migrants. She also worked as a school tutor for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. Within the TIES project, she hopes to contribute to making knowledge on migration more accessible for young people.