Sonja Swift co-directs the Windrose Fund at Common Counsel Foundation and serves as an active trustee for Swift Foundation, working programmatically as well as on aligning the foundation's mission with its investments. She is also on the board of International Funders for Indigenous Peoples and through Windrose is a member of the Arctic Funders Collaborative. Sonja has field experience from across the Americas covering a range of issues including food sovereignty, extractive industry resistance, and indigenous land rights. She has consistently advocated for more coherency and accountability in philanthropy. Writing is her creative medium for grappling with the complexity of our times.