is a Kenyan activist, lawyer, and blogger. She currently holds the position of Director of Investments at Omidyar Network.
She was formerly the Policy Manager for Africa with Google. In 2006 she co-founded the parliamentary watchdog site Mzalendo
(Swahili: "Patriot"). When Kenya was engulfed in violence following a disputed presidential election in 2007, Okolloh helped create Ushahidi
(Swahili: "Witness"), a website that collected and recorded eyewitness reports of violence using text messages and Google Maps
. She also worked as a legal consultant for NGOs and has worked at Covington and Burling
, the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
, and the World Bank
in the past.