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EXCLUSIVE Interview with Samasource Founder and CEO Leila Chirayath Janah

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Samasource (www.samasource.com) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that partners with small, talented, tech companies in poor and rural communities to find them clients. Samasource partners must meet stringent criteria, and they specialize in services ranging from data entry to advanced software and website development. This special half-hour program will feature Samasource Founder and CEO Leila Chirayath Janah, who first developed the idea behind Samasource while working as a management consultant at Katzenbach Partners, where her clients included global leaders in the outsourcing and telecom sectors. Leila is a Visiting Scholar at the Stanford Program on Global Justice and has a B.A. in African Development Studies from Harvard University . Leila blogs at leilac.com and at Social Edge. "People here complete a university education with honors, and they have to return to the village where they grew up to become farmers since there are no technology jobs. Samasource can help change that." - Peter Kimwele Business degree candidate, Kenya A Samasource Slideshare Presentation on socially responsible outsourcing is available here: http://tinyurl.com/6rnbkm

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