Sophie Daniels joined Cap-a-Pie as a Trustee in 2021, having worked previously with the team on Woven Bones as part of her role at Durham University. Whilst at Durham, Sophie worked as a project manager for a variety of research projects including the Scottish Soldiers Archaeology project and the Durham Commission on Creativity and Education – a partnership project with Arts Council England which sought to recognise the power of creativity to improve outcomes for young people, through furthering opportunities for creative endeavours within educational environments.
In working on such projects, Sophie developed her passion for the cultural sector and a committment to supporting it, recognising the importance of quality, creative educational opportunities offered by cultural organisations, and the need to make these accessible for all. Cap-a-Pie demonstrates in abundance this commitment to wide-access to creative educational opportunities, and Sophie is keen to support this mission, having been fortunate to experience her own creative education in the North East.
Since August 2021, Sophie has worked as Head of Operations for Mindfully Wired Communications; a creative communications consultancy focused on marine conservation. At the heart of Mindfully Wired is a recognition of the power of creativity to share complex ideas; something which resonates very clearly with the objectives of Cap-a-Pie.