Ebele Okobi

Ebele Okobi is Facebook’s Public Policy Director for Africa, the Middle East and Turkey. 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 of Advisory Services at Catalyst in Silicon Valley and 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 is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a board member of Junior Achievement Africa and a Trustee of Care International UK. She attended the University of Southern California, Columbia Law School and HEC-Paris.