Paula Goldman
Omidyar Network

As Director of Knowledge and Adovcacy, Paula Goldman brings broad experience in social entrepreneurship, economic development, and social change marketing to Omidyar Network. In her role, she develops cross-sector partnerships, intellectual capital, and communication strategies to drive the firm’s philanthropic goals.

Previously, Paula was the founder and director of Imagining Ourselves, an award-winning global project through San Francisco’s International Museum of Women that encouraged young women to create positive change in their communities. Earlier, Paula helped manage a variety of social enterprises, including reconstruction work in post-war Bosnia and developing rural education institu¬tions in India.

A published author, Paula contributes thought pieces on social innovation to outlets such as Huffington Post and Financial Times. She has also taught courses on social entrepreneurship and social movements as a faculty member at the University of California, Berkeley. Paula received a PhD from Harvard University, where she studied how unorthodox ideas become mainstream. She earned an MA in public affairs from Princeton University and a BA in political economy from the University of California, Berkeley.




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