Leila Janah

Founder and CEO, Samasource

Leila Janah is founder and CEO of Sama Group and an award-winning social entrepreneur. She is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, a director of CARE USA, a 2012 TechFellow, recipient of the inaugural Club de Madrid Young Leadership Award, and the youngest person to win a Heinz Award in 2014. Janah was previously 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, a management consultant at Katzenbach Partners, and worked at the World Bank and as a travel writer for Let’s Go.

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