As a director on the Responsible Technology team, Thea makes strategic grantmaking and investments with an intersectional lens to address power imbalances, ensure accountability, and strengthen safeguards around emerging technologies. She recently launched investments to support workers in the platform economy and a new portfolio focused on interactive media and creative economies.
Before joining Omidyar Network, Thea worked at the international humanitarian organization Mercy Corps as global lead for inclusive finance and social payments in protracted conflicts and politically complex environments.
Thea holds a B.A. from Guilford College, an Ed.M. from Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and an MBA from Said Business School at Oxford University.