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Leila Janah

Leila Janah is the Founder and CEO of Samasource and LXMI, two companies that share a common social mission to end global poverty by giving work to people in need. She is also the co-author of America's Moment: Creating Opportunity in the Connected Age, a book by Rework America: A Markle Initiative.

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Every woman that dies or loses her baby on a threadbare cot in the heart of Uganda, while her sister ...

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I think people are hungry for new ideas and leadership in the world of poverty alleviation. Most dev ...

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They say a picture is worth a thousand words. In the nonprofit world, the right picture is worth ten ...

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Most philanthropists want to be effective altruists. But the problem isn't intention: it's measureme ...

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We spend billions on international aid annually, but we don't find ways to connect people to dignifi ...

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Samasource creates jobs in regions where more traditional forms of employment in low-income economie ...

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Through my studies, I became increasingly disillusioned with the international aid system. I think w ...

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I think the philosophy that you have to have if you travel frequently is, stuff is just stuff. Even ...

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I think the way you build a company for the future has to include social impact; it has to be part o ...

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Like so many first generation children of Indian immigrants, I learned to believe in a dream that is ...

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True leadership isn't about having an idea. It's about having an idea and recruiting other people to ...

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Much like the opportunities that factory work provided for working-class Americans in the last centu ...

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Often, we think that things are the way they are because of intelligent design - because somebody su ...

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So often, we leave the selfless side of ourselves for nights and weekends, for our charity work. It ...

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The thing that the Internet does is it allows labor to move freely across borders in the way that ca ...

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