Sonia Kont | Alberta Manning Networking Conference

Sonia Kont


Associate, New West Public Affairs

Sonia graduated from the University of Calgary in 2016. She was active on campus and in her community while completing her studies. She took leadership roles in the conservative campus club and several non-profit organizations. Additionally, Sonia spent several years developing programs on a committee for international students.  Born in eastern Turkey, Sonia is a proud Canadian of Kurdish heritage. As early as 16 years old, Sonia was involved in Canadian general elections and continues to ensure that the right people get in office. She continues to serve on her local provincial and federal constituency boards.  Sonia was the past president of the PC Youth of Alberta, where she advocated for the next generation of leaders. Sonia was a member of the negotiating team between the Wildrose and PC Party and helped create the United Conservative Party of Alberta (UCP).  She currently serves as a director and chairs the communications committee on the UCP board.  Outside of her community and volunteer work, Sonia spends time climbing and hiking in the Rocky Mountains.