Director, Digital Identity at Omidyar Network
Thea Anderson is a Director for Digital Identity at Omidyar Network – a philanthropic investment firm that harnessing the power of technology and markets to catalyze economic and social change. Thea has 18 years as a practitioner in financial services, market development, and digital economies, with a focus on fragile markets. Previously, Thea served as Director for Financial Inclusion and Global Lead for Frontier Finance at Mercy Corps working across East Africa, West Africa, the Middle East, and South East Asia. Prior to Mercy Corps, she led financial services and housing finance initiatives in Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, and East Africa. Thea earned her B.A. from Guilford College, MBA from University of Oxford, and M. Ed from Harvard University in International Policy.