On May 24, 2021 Victoria M. Almeida, Esq., Senior Counsel at Adler Pollock and Sheehan, was inducted into the Sophia Academy Athena Society. The Athena Society represents the foundation of Sophia Academy. It is comprised of individuals who have given extraordinary service and made impactful contributions to Sophia Academy. Founded by Sister Mary Reilly, RSM, Sophia Academy provides a gender –specific and culturally responsive education to girls in South Providence. The mission of Sophia Academy engages middle school age girls from low income families on a joyful quest for self -discovery and opportunity through a middle school education grounded in social justice.