Technology for Good: Entrepreneurs Making A Difference in the Lives of Others

Episode Description

What is the power of using the Internet to lift 30,000 people out of poverty through the creation of jobs? That is what Leila Janah did with SamaSource and that is just the beginning. She is the Founder and CEO of Sama Group and Laxmi and an award-winning social entrepreneur.

She created an international nonprofit that is now a consortium of three organizations, creates jobs, crowdfunds medical procedures, and trains employees at job centers in the US and in Kenya.

Join us as she shares her growth from nonprofit to for-profit, the challenges and risks of entrepreneurship, and the lessons she has learned along the way.