Amolo is the Managing Director of Digital Divide Data Kenya. DDD Kenya has been operating since March 2011 and now has over 200 staff, providing business process outsourcing services to clients in Kenya and internationally. DDD, a for-profit subsidiary of the US NGO of the same name, is a social enterprise that provides a path out of poverty to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. While they work for DDD we support their higher education so that they can develop careers in the IT and other sectors.
Amolo came to DDD from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, where she held a position as Deputy Director in the Financial Services for the Poor team. As Deputy Director she worked to improve scale, range and impact of financial services available to the poor in developing countries. Prior to her work at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Amolo worked in Kenya, her native country, where she was the COO of the Trust for African Rock Art. Earlier she was a co-founder of Africa Online, East Africa’s first internet provider. Amolo holds a B.A. in Psychology and Social Relations from Harvard University and a Master’s in Public Affairs from Princeton University.