Randi Barreiro (Akwesasne Mohawk) is a communications specialist and community organizer. She is a co-founder of Konon:kwe Council, a women-led grassroots effort to raise awareness of trauma and encourage trauma-informed approaches in their community of Akwesasne. Randi is an award-winning writer and former editor of Indian Country Today. Her company, Sky Woman Media, helps design media strategies for individuals, businesses and organizations throughout Indian Country. A passionate and committed advocate for indigenous youth, health and culture, she serves as an advisor for Ohero:kon Rites of Passage and as a commissioner of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Akwesasne Cultural Restoration program. Randi attended Northfield Mount Hermon School and earned a degree in Public Relations from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. In 2010, Randi and her husband Tsiorasa (Mohawk) were selected by the National Center for American Indian Economic Development as “40 Under 40” honorees and continue to empower emerging young leaders. They live the lacrosse life in Akwesasne with their three children.