United Way

Sofia Calero Mejia

Economic Resilience Manager

Sofia recently joined United Way of Kern County in August 2022. She was born and raised in El Salvador. Sofia graduated from the University of California, Davis with a degree in International Relations and Chicanx Studies and a minor in Human Rights. During her college years, she interned in different professional fields such as health and education, where she found herself wanting to help her community, especially those in need, through the nonprofit world.  Sofia also had an opportunity to intern in non-profit organizations while studying abroad in Madrid, Spain. As our Economic Resilience Manager, she is excited to work with the community in order to meet their needs.

Our Focus

Early Childhood Literacy

Financial Stability


We are all part of this community and together we can make it succeed. At United Way of Kern County we believe that UNITED we can make change happen... one day at a time.