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The New Humanitarian welcomes new CEO Ebele Okobi

The New Humanitarian is pleased to announce the appointment of its next CEO, Ebele Okobi. With substantial leadership experience in human rights and policy in tech and social media, Ebele's appointment is a move aimed at widening TNH’s impact at an important time for the organisation. Ebele Okobi describes herself as a values-led, transformational leader who builds mission-driven teams and organisations bent upon shifting the arc of the moral universe towards justice. She is passionate about disrupting systems of harm and amplifying untold stories and unheard voices. Her 25-year career spans tech (she built and led the Human Rights Program at Yahoo, and built and led the Africa, Middle East & Turkey public policy teams at Facebook, now Meta), consumer brands (Nike), civil society (Consumers Union and Catalyst) and law (Davis Polk). She is also a committed patron of the arts, with a focus on art as liberation practice. Read more about the appointment here.   

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