Startup Grind hosts Ory Okolloh (Omidyar Network)

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

When

Tuesday, May 6
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EAT)

Where

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

iHub
4th floor, Bishop Magua Centre, Ngong Rd Nairobi00100

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  • Phin Mpofu (Startup Grind)

    Phin Mpofu (Startup Grind)

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    Tini Mamuchashvili

    SG HQ

    Community Manager for Europe & Africa

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