In 2015, Elen Awalom founded The Ola Initiative. Ms. Awalom has over 15 years of experience as a human rights activist, with a specific focus on the intersections of race, class & gender. She is also a web developer and a serial technology start-up entrepreneur.
With the support of members, Ms. Awalom has been able to bootstrap the company, launching a monthly event series in multiple cities including DC and San Francisco.
Bari A. Williams, Lead Counsel at Facebook
Deldelp Medina, Director of Entrepreneurship Programs at CODE2040
Bianca Escalante, Social Impact at GitHub
Frieda McAlear, Researcher at Level Playing Field Institute
Cecilia Corral, Co-Founder and VP at YCombinator company CareMessage
Laura I. Gomez, Founder at Atipica & ProjectInclude
Kristy Tillman, Design Director at Society of Grownups, Founder at Tomorrow Looks Bright
Monique Woodward, Venture Partner at 500Startups