Leila Janah

Founder & CEO, Samasource

Leila Janah is the founder of Samasource, an award-winning social business that connects people living in poverty to microwork computer-based tasks that generate life-changing income. Janah frequently speaks on social entrepreneurship, and has received the World Technology Award for Social Entrepreneurship and was named one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Women in Tech.

Past Events

Monday, Oct 10 2011

12 PM

The convergence of the for-profit and non-profit sector is completely reshaping our experience as consumers and the nature of the economy. What is... read more
2 hours | Talk | Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art

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