Leila Janah is the Founder and CEO of Samasource and LXMI, two companies that go beyond charity to give work  to low-income people around the world using cutting-edge social enterprise models in technology and luxury skincare, respectively. 

 

Leila 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. She was named one of Fortune’s Most Promising Entrepreneurs in 2014 and was the subject of cover stories in Entrepreneur, Fast Company, and Conscious Company Magazines.

She received a BA from Harvard and lives in San Francisco.

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