Karolle Rabarison oversees the Online News Association’s communications strategy. She collaborates across the team to connect digital journalists to innovation training, inclusive professional communities, and insights into trends to improve their work.
Karolle has spent her career strengthening the impact of global technology and nonprofit organizations as a key contributor to strategy, communications, program development and community engagement.
Before joining ONA, Karolle contributed to successful policy advocacy with the digital inclusion team at the World Wide Web Foundation, founded by web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee. While there, she managed senior-level relationships across sectors to advance the shared goal of affordable internet access. Her past work also includes initiatives aimed at improving access to information, education and economic opportunities for historically disadvantaged communities.
Karolle is a graduate of Furman University and lives in Washington, D.C.