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Michele Jawando Joins Omidyar Network as SVP of Programs

Washington, DC — Omidyar Network announced that Michele Lawrence Jawando, formerly head of US Strategic Engagement and Public Policy Partnerships at Google, will be joining Omidyar …

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Omidyar Network Stands in Solidarity Against Anti-Asian Hate

Words are inadequate to account for the horrific violence that took the lives of eight people in Atlanta, six of whom were Asian, and all …

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Omidyar Network Endorses PRO Act to Expand Worker Power

By Beth Kanter, Chief Advocacy and Strategic Communications Officer Omidyar Network believes that we will only have a healthier economy—one that is better for employees, businesses, …

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Major Philanthropies Tackle Inequality by Strengthening How Open Source Code is Developed and Maintained

$1.3 million for research to explore how communities that produce open source code are crucial to address issues ranging from COVID-19 to climate change NEW …

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Business must do more to restore our democracy — and philanthropy must help

On January 6, we witnessed an unprecedented attack on American democracy — the culmination of a sustained campaign to undermine the integrity of the November …

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Omidyar Network’s Statement on Senator Klobuchar’s Bill

February 4, 2021 Washington, D.C. — Today, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), who leads the Senate subcommittee on antitrust law, introduced a bill that will, among …

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Craig Newmark Philanthropies, Omidyar Network and Consumer Reports Announce Partnership to Advance Data Rights

Craig Newmark Philanthropies and Omidyar Network announced a new partnership with Consumer Reports to advance consumer privacy and strengthen data rights in the United States. …

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Statement from Omidyar Network Regarding the January 6th Assault on Our Democracy

Yesterday was historic—for reasons that were both exhilarating and horrifying. Rev. Warnock and Jon Ossoff’s victories capped a seemingly endless electoral season. Rev. Warnock will …

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Bipartisan Coalition of State AGs Bring Suit Against Google’s Search Monopoly

December 17 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, a bi-partisan coalition of more than 30 state attorneys general led by Colorado filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google. …

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Teen Vogue: Tell Us Your Plan To Reimagine Capitalism and You Could Win $5,000 to Fund Your Idea

2020 has impacted each and every person in the US on a personal level. It’s also revealed glaring structural problems on a much larger scale.  …

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