Speaker Profile

Hemly Ordonez

Hemly Ordonez
Vice President, Digital Strategy and Mobilization
Fission Strategy

Hemly specializes in working with non-profits across the US and around the world to bridge emerging technologies to challenge inequality and positively impact local communities. She has led engagement strategies that center communities of color and low income communities to meet them at the intersections of their lives both online and offline for over 10 years. Prior to joining Fission, Hemly was the State Strategies Manager at Advocates for Youth. She worked with local, state-based, and national organizations mobilizing the rising American electorate across digital platforms to advocate for cultural and policy changes that improve and value young people's sexual and reproductive health and rights. Hemly is originally from Carson, California and proudly represents South Los Angeles in the fight for health, dignity, and justice.