2021 Gender Justice Honoree: Ifeoma Ozoma
Ifeoma Ozoma is the Founder and Principal of Earthseed, a consulting firm advising individuals, organizations, and companies on tech accountability, public policy, health misinformation, and related communications. She is a tech policy expert with experience leading global public policy partnerships, content safety development, and US Federal, State, and International policymaker engagement at Pinterest, Facebook, and Google.
Ifeoma is a co-sponsor of the Silenced No More Act. This legislation, authored by CA State Senator Connie Leyva, will allow every individual in California to share information about discrimination or harassment they have faced on the job, even after signing an NDA. Additionally, Ifeoma is currently spearheading an initiative that will provide tech whistleblowers with needed resources, and leading a project to scale the protections in the Silenced No More Act to tens of thousands more workers via shareholder activism.
Ifeoma’s health misinformation initiatives have been lauded by the World Health Organization, the Washington Post’s Editorial Board, and the New York Times. Originally from Anchorage, AK, Ifeoma is an ardent outdoors enthusiast as well as a nature photographer. She received a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University.