‘Rising Star’ Leila Janah on Fighting Poverty

Leila Janah is trying to find a way to connect women and young people living in poverty to dignified work via the Internet. Her company Samasource,which she founded in 2008, provides free, specialized technology training via 16 centers in nine countries, including India, Pakistan, Kenya, Haiti and Uganda.

In December, Ms. Janah was chosen by Forbes Magazine as one of 30 Rising Stars under 30.

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