Sonia Foday

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Sonia is the Communications Assistant in the Communications team

Sonia is passionate about telling stories through multimedia and writing. She is the editor of the Nesta Ideas podcast and also produces her own podcast, Black Insight, designed to educate people on global news and current affairs affecting black people, while examining how history affects us today. Sonia started a travel group called A De Kam Salone (“I’m Coming To Sierra Leone” in Krio), which aims to change the narrative of Sierra Leone whilst uniting its diaspora. She serves as a member of the advisory board for Smiling Through Light, which works with a network of women to provide clean, reliable and sustainable energy in Sierra Leone. She is passionate about building a better Sierra Leone and Africa through supporting the organisations’ growth and is leading their communications efforts.