Sonja Heiles is the Senior Strategy Manager at the Clean Cooking Alliance. Sonja supports activity across the strategy and development team and focuses on managing the Clean Cooking Sector Strategy initiative. Sonja has a strong background in operations and program management. Prior to joining the Alliance, she was the Business and Operations Manager for the Photography department at National Geographic Partners, where she managed all aspects of operational, legal, and financial workflows for the editorial photography department. Prior to that, she worked on the operations and strategy team at the World Resources Institute, where she facilitated the operations and project management for WRI's program focused on sustainable cities. Sonja holds a Masters of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy from Columbia University and a B.A. in Government and Environmental Studies from Georgetown University.