Connecting Women and Youth to Dignified Work Via the Internet

Leila Janah, Founder and CEO, Samasource

Leila Janah (pictured) is Founder and CEO of Samasource.  Prior to Samasource:

Janah was a a Visiting Scholar with the Stanford Program on Global Justice and Australian National University’s Center for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics.  She was a founding Director of Incentives for Global Health, an initiative to increase R&D spending on diseases of the poor, and a management consultant at Katzenbach Partners (now Booz & Co.). She has also worked at the World Bank and as a travel writer for Let’s Go in Mozambique, Brazil, and Borneo.

She is the recipient of a 2011 World Technology Award and a 2012 TechFellow Award. She received a BA from Harvard.

What is Samasource’s mission?

Samasource is an innovative social business that connects women and youth living in poverty to dignified work via the Internet.

Visit:  Samasource || Get involved:  DONATE

Photo credit:  Samasource

Posted by:  Laurel Delaney

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