Ory Okolloh (Omidyar Network)

Nairobi
iHub - 4th floor, Bishop Magua Centre, Ngong Rd Nairobi, 00100
May 6, 2014, 6 p.m.

About this event

Ory 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.

Speaker

Ory Okolloh

Ory Okolloh

Omidyar Network

Ory Okolloh 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.

Read More

When

May 6, 2014
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where

iHub
4th floor, Bishop Magua Centre, Ngong Rd
00100 Nairobi

Brought to you by

Betty Mutimba

Betty Mutimba

Startup Grind

Chapter Director, Nairobi
View Profile
Caroline Akoth

Caroline Akoth

Startup Grind Nairobi.

Chapter Co-Director
View Profile
Sabeeha Manji

Sabeeha Manji

Startup Grind Google for Entrepreneurs

Marketing Lead, Startup Grind Nairobi
View Profile