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2520_585b412ef6_small July 28, 2011 by Jeff Slobotski

Omaha Today, we're pleased to share with the you the twelfth video in our Big Omaha 2011 Video Series, brought to you by CoSentry. This video features Leila Janah, founder and CEO of Samasource, a nonprofit connecting people living in poverty to work via the internet. In her talk, Leila shared her vision and inspiration for starting Samasource and told stories from the field about the impact of her amazing work. One of my favorite lines … read more

2238_74082062b4_small May 12, 2011 by Royce Haynes

Omaha Samasource is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing "digital work" to people living in poverty. Leila Janah, CEO of Samasource, discussed her start as a social entrepreneur and told the story of how Samasource provides opportunity to those in developing nations. … read more

2221_da3a91a512_small May 11, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Omaha Haven't had time to do your homework on all of this year's Big Omaha speakers? Not to worry; we can help you cram. We've combed the world wide interwebs to come up with a couple of stories, interviews, videos or otherwise noteworthy nuggets on each of our Big Omaha presenters so that you can brush up before you sit down at Kaneko on Thursday morning. …  read more

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