Software Engineer: Civic Engagement, Facebook
Ellora Israni is a software engineer on Civic Engagement at Facebook, where her team's goal is to help people have a voice in their governments. Ellora has also worked on Facebook's Search and Local products in London and New York City. Before Facebook, Ellora spent time at Palantir Technologies and Stanford University, where she earned a B.S. in Computer Science. While at Stanford, Ellora co-founded she++ (@sheplusplus) and continues to work with the U.S. Department of State as well as nonprofits and schools around the world to empower women & girls with computer science. Ellora grew up in Portola Valley, CA, and she'll always be a fan of Philz Coffee and the Golden State Warriors.
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