20 Young African Women of Power

OryOkolloh

Ory Okolloh Kenyan, Founder, Ushahidi: Harvard-trained, this lawyer, activist and blogger, spearheaded the founding of Ushahidi, a revolutionary crowd sourcing utility that allows citizen journalists and eyewitnesses all over the world to report incidences of violence through the Web, mobile E-mail, SMS, and Twitter. The Kenya native recently became Google’s policy manager for Africa, and she is widely known as one of the most influential women in global technology.

Ory Okolloh Kenyan, Founder, Ushahidi: Harvard-trained, this lawyer, activist and blogger, spearheaded the founding of…