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Leila Janah

Impact Sourcing: Making Good on the Promise of a Flat World

Leila Chirayath Janah | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business
Leila Chirayath Janah

Though emerging markets like India had seen income increases for those at the cusp of poverty, not much had changed for people at the very bottom. Impact sourcing distributes wealth using the mechanism of the market.

Startup Founder By Day, Fashion Model By Night

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 02.05.2013 | Technology

Leila Janah, 29, is the founder and CEO of Samasource, a nonprofit that offers employment in digital work to people in impoverished communities. Samas...

Microwork: The Next Microfinance

Leila Chirayath Janah | Posted 12.06.2012 | Impact
Leila Chirayath Janah

Microwork and impact sourcing could be the next big thing in the development world.

Hearts on Fire: Lighting the Spark for Social Change

Stephenie Foster | Posted 04.01.2012 | Books
Stephenie Foster

Does all of this work to create change, or support organizations and people that do this work, really make a dent in the problems we collectively face? Hearts on Fire helps to address this question.

Hard Work, Tattoos and Changing the Status Quo

Heidiminx | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Heidiminx

I have so many brilliant friends and students in Delhi who want to work, but cannot find jobs. I began to think of the Internet cafes here that sit dormant. I knew they could be put to use.