Senior Advisor @ Omidyar
Jackie Mahendra is an advisor and catalyst to innovative social change efforts that strengthen human and civil rights, racial equity, and sustainability for millions of people. A board member of the annual progressive conference Netroots Nation, a judge for the Roddenberry Fellowship, a Co-chair for the Full Circle Fund Civic Tech chapter, and a senior fellow at MoveOn.org, Jackie is a networked leader in both national and local Bay Area social good efforts. Previously, Jackie served as the Executive Director of the Citizen Engagement Laboratory in Oakland, where she founded OPEN-US, a network of tech-savvy organizations that collectively activate 20 million people across the U.S. on issues ranging from climate protection to civil rights. Prior to that, she was a Director of Organizing and then Storytelling at Change.org, the world's largest campaign platform.