bio & speaking events
The Harvard graduate whose skincare line is solving a multitude of problems
Here, There, Everywhere: 34 Stars Who Continue to Shine on a Global Stage
"lifting people out of poverty by connecting them to living wage work"
a16z Podcast: Connecting People with Digital Work, the Gig Economy, and More
Featured on Reid Hoffman's Masters of Scale podcast.
Featured in American Creed, the new PBS film by Condoleeza Rice
"Leila Janah urges entrepreneurs to stop taking things personally."
"In the Fight Against Poverty, Work Is Our Most Powerful Weapon"
"Sama Group Is Redefining What It Means To Be A Not-For-Profit Business"
"Sama is preparing the world's poorest for work in the 21st century"
"Samasource isn't just hoping to end poverty, they're actually doing something about it"
"where LXMI is concerned, beauty is much more than skin deep."
"When I tried it, my jaw dropped."
"The Chanel of social impact"
2014 Heinz Award
2012 Club de Madrid Young Leadership Award
2012 TechFellows Award for Disruptive Innovation
2012 Secretary’s Innovation Award for the Empowerment of Women and Girls
2011 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Social Enterprise Alliance
2010 World Technology Award
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