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Africa: Ory Okolloh Departs Google for Omidyar

Omidyar Network today announced that Ory Okolloh has joined as a director, investments within the philanthropic investment firm's government transparency initiative. Okolloh will help drive the organization's work in supporting innovative organizations that use technology and media platforms to provide access to information and the tools necessary for citizens to participate in the governing process. Okolloh was formerly a policy manager for sub-Saharan Africa with Google and co-founder and executive director of Ushahidi.