Osama Manzar

Osama Manzar

Founder & Director, Digital Empowerment Foundation


Osama Manzar is a convert social entrepreneur spearheading the mission to overcome information poverty in India. He is an inspiring speaker, influencer, angel investor, mentor and believer. Osama founded Digital Empowerment Foundation with the objective that there should be universal digital literacy and digital access to all to overcome information gap and parity and help build equitable society.
He is a Member, Working Group, Internet Proliferation & Governance under the Ministry of IT; and was a Member, Task Force on Growth of IT, ITES & Electronics HW Manufacturing Industry. He is also a member of the Advisory Board for NOFN. He sits on several Boards including the WSA, and is the Chair of Manthan and mBillionth Awards.

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