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Who We Are
In Chichewa – a Southern African language – Ulula means “reveal”. We started Ulula after years of talking to communities and extractive industry professionals in the Niger River Delta, the steppes of Mongolia and Kazakhstan, and the highlands of Peru.
We are a team that believes in transparency and accountability as key drivers of successful business and social development. Our founding team has 35+ years of experience combined in energy, mining, technology and innovation, community development, and foreign aid. We are passionate about delivering results for our clients while delivering social value to all.
Vice President for Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility and Corporate Governance, United States Council for International Business.
Cornelius has worked with governments, communities, and private businesses on social and economic development issues in 15+ countries in Asia and Europe. He has managed a social investment portfolio targeting Central Asia, the South Caucasus and Mongolia at the Open Society Foundations, the philanthropic venture of George Soros.
Director and co-Founder, Data-Pop Alliance, Visiting Scholar, MIT Media Lab.
Senior Advisor, Innovation, Transparency and Strategic Change at Plan International & owner of a popular blog on bridging community development and technology.
Founder, &Wider, Lea has 20 years of experience as a research methodologist designing systems for gathering data on sensitive topics-including evidence on violence and genocide, forced migration, child rights and violence affecting children in Africa, Europe and the MENA Region. Lea focuses on designing and implementing a scalable system for monitoring working conditions, identifying and addressing modern slavery and improving worker engagement.
Director at the Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm.