Hello! I’m Sophia Mittman, a second-year rider (a Route Leader this year!) and a senior at MIT studying Materials Science and Engineering. As of May 2022, I’ll have graduated and will be joining a green mining tech start-up afterward. I’m blessed to be from sunny San Diego, CA, where I grew to love outdoor adventures with my family in the southwestern United States’ mountains and deserts!
I caught a passionate fire for joining the Pro-Life movement after the March for Life in D.C. in January, 2020. There, I met a girl who grew up at MIT because her mom, as an MIT student, chose life for her after being connected with a life-affirming pregnancy resource center. Then I met a classmate who told me about a pregnancy scare that she faced alone. It encouraged me to share the hope that pregnancy resource centers offer with others. My attempts through social media, however, did not fulfill my need to help women physically. Biking for Babies eventually wove its way into my life, and as great as the challenge was (I had never been a cyclist and thought I had no time, haha), proved to be the most effective and fulfilling way to help women facing unplanned pregnancies.
Biking for Babies has been the greatest adventure of my life. Most of all, it’s given me a solid foundation and community of confidence to live as a witness and enthusiastic advocate of life: for abortion-minded women, for women without support, for their unborn children, for pro-choicers who think otherwise, and for pro-lifers who may be uncomfortable speaking out in our society today. In other words, I resonate 100% with what St. Joan of Arc has said: “I am not afraid. I was born to do this.”
Bring on the challenge, bring on the biking, and join me in bringing the joy, truth, and beauty of Life to America!
Goal: $10,000 | Raised: $10,264 | Progress: 103% | Updated: 09/16/2022