Sonja Favors

Mrs. Favors of Millbrook, AL became a member of NSBE while pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Tuskegee University. In August 2004 along with other dedicated members, Sonja helped to charter the Montgomery Alumni Extension Chapter where she has had the pleasure of serving in a number of positions, including chapter president. For the 15 years, Sonja has been employed by the State of Alabama, as a Senior Environmental Engineer, regulating various industrial facilities. In addition, since 2005, she has served as a Community Relation Specialist for Environmental Justice communities throughout Alabama.

Sonja is an active member of the NSBE–MAE chapter, where she is actively involved in the Pre-College Initiative Committee. Mrs. Favors, currently serves as the principal advisor for the central Alabama Nsbe Jr chapter located in Montgomery, AL. She is also an active member of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., serving the community through a number of programs and community outreach efforts. In addition to her BS in Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, she holds a Masters of Business Administration, with finance emphasize.

Known to some as the "Songbird of the South", Mrs. Favors enjoys singing and parenting. As the mother of five, she also enjoys being the excited sideline coach of many athletic events as well as mentoring community youth through her family's Christian ministry. She was married to the late Rev. Reginald Favors.