Tonia is the CEO of SoVenture, a consultancy working with SMEs on business growth and international expansion. She is also the Founder & Chair of Mineke Foundation, a Liberian NGO providing vocational & business skills training, as well as micro loans and business coaching to graduates. As an angel investor and lender, she supports female-owned SMEs. Tonia is the daughter of a Liberian father and Dutch mother. Born and raised in Liberia, she currently divides her time between West Africa and the Netherlands.