Sonja Hammer

Sonja Hammer is a diaspora First Nations (Ngati Kahungunu, Kuki Airani-Aitutaki ) woman originally from Aotearoa/NZ, identifying as Takataapui and is Takiwatanga (Autism spectrum). Sonja is an experienced broadcaster having produced community radio as diverse from intersectional feminism to speculative and horror genre shows. She is the co-founder of the first Australian LGBTIQA+ pop culture advocate organization Queer Geeks of Oz. Sonja is the Secretary and Creative Arts Ambassador for not-for-profit Pasifika organization Pacifique X. Currently Sonja volunteers as a short film programmer for the Melbourne Women in Film Festival (MWFF) and the Environmental Film Festival Australia (EFFA), building Indigenous Pasifika and Maori representation.