Sophia Bush is an American actress, activist, entrepreneur and global education access advocate. She currently stars as Detective Erin Lindsay on NBC’s Chicago P.D. She now plays her strong, vulnerable and complex character on five series across super producer Dick Wolf’s platform.
Bush is also an early stage tech investor, who looks to bolster companies that create innovation and efficiency in people’s lives. She counts Uber, StyleSeat, Meerkat, Mark 43 and THINX among investments she calls “lifehacks.”
Named one of the most charitable celebrities by CNN, Sophia devotes her free time to bettering girls’ education and the environment. She uses her personal platform and social media influence to inspire millions and raise awareness and funds for great causes. Since taking to social media to share her passion for change, Sophia has inspired young people to join her in raising nearly half a million dollars for charity and built three primary schools in Guatemala and Laos. She also serves as a global ambassador for Glamour’s The Girl Project. Her focus, with The Girl Project, is to break down the barriers that girls face to secondary school education. They are currently working in 96 countries around the world.