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Leila Cirayath Janah

Leila Chirayath Janah, Founder of Samasource

Leila Chirayath Janah, 27
Founder, Samasource

It’s not just that Leila Chirayath Janah has Sama, which means “equal,” tattooed in Sanskrit on her wrist. She also rattles off poverty statistics, curses misspent foreign aid, and recounts stories of teaching in Ghana as a teenager. It seems she was destined to start Samasource, the Mission-based company she founded at age 25.

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