Jeanne Elone

Jeanne Elone

Biography

Jeanne Elone is Facebook’s Program Manager for Human Rights and Social Good in Africa. She is a political analyst with 10 years’ experience in research, project management, and strategic leadership in support of human rights and development programming in Africa.  Jeanne’s work at Facebook focuses on designing programs to improve the capacity of African civil society to be safe, secure, and effective in their use of social media. Prior to joining Facebook Jeanne served as Programs Director for TrustAfrica, a PanAfrican grant-making foundation working to advance political and economic governance in Africa. She attended Columbia University in New York, the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris, and Johns Hopkins University – School for Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C. Jeanne is Cameroonian, French, and American.