Speaker profile

Sofia Aragon, JD, BSN, RN

Executive Director, Washington Center for Nursing

Sofia Aragon is the Executive Director for the Washington Center for Nursing. The WCN is the state nursing workforce and resource center advancing nursing leadership, diversity, and workforce development. She is currently the President of the National Forum of Nursing Workforce Centers. Her previous roles include Senior Governmental Affairs Advisor for the Washington State Nurses Association, lobbyist for the School Nurse Organization of Washington as well as the Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners United of Washington State, and Legislative and Policy Manager for the Community and Family Health Division of the WA State Department of Health. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Washington, a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Seattle University and a Juris Doctor from Loyola University- Chicago School of Law.