Ebele Okobi

Public Policy Director Africa Facebook

Ebele Okobi is Facebook’s Public Policy Director for Africa. She has worked across Africa, Europe and in the US as a lawyer, civil society advocate and in marketing and business development. Prior to joining Facebook, she was Global Head of Human Rights at Yahoo, in the management development program in Nike’s EMEA headquarters, a senior director at Catalyst in Silicon Valley/Amsterdam; a consumer rights policy fellow at Consumers Union in San Francisco and a securities and mergers and acquisitions lawyer at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York, Paris and London.

She was a founding board member of the Global Network Initiative, is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the Advisory Board of Alliance for an Affordable Internet.