Co-Founder Sovereign Tech Fund
Fiona is the Co-Founder of the Sovereign Tech Fund, an initiative funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action, to support Open Source Infrastructure in the Public Interest. Fiona has a background in Open Source Funding and has helped bootstrap and implement Programs in Germany and the US. Prior to the Sovereign Tech Fund, she supported Internet freedom technologies worldwide as Senior Program Manager at the Open Technology Fund in Washington D.C. Before that, Fiona helped set up the Prototype Fund, an Open Source Funding program in Germany. Besides her career in Open Source Funding, Fiona supported and founded various initiatives for more diversity in tech communities. She currently serves as a committee member of the RIPE Community Projects Fund and on the Board of Directors of the OpenJS Foundation.