Sophia began adulthood as a lone teenage mother living on a council estate. She trained herself as an accountant and worked in this industry for over a decade, reaching the top of her field. Sophia founded the (PPSN) Positive People with Skills Network. She was listed in the 2009 Black History Month edition of Ninety Ninety magazine as one of six of the most influential people in Black Britain. In 2011 she was hand selected to become a UK founder member of a global wealth creation movement.