Who owns Samasource?

Who owns Samasource?

Entrepreneur Leila Janah
Entrepreneur Leila Janah founded Samasource (now Sama Group) in 2008. Janah’s father sensitized her to the issue of poverty from an early age, and she became interested in global development while teaching English and creative writing in rural Ghana through a high school scholarship.

How does Samasource make money?

The company generates revenue primarily through its machine learning data annotation and validation services. Samasource was originally founded by Janah as a nonprofit in 2008. Samasource’s founder thinks that providing for-profit AI training data to global companies can be done while improving lives in East Africa.

How does Samasource work?

Samasource is a non-profit, the entirety of revenues generated are reinvested to scale the impact. Samasource uses a proprietary technology platform, the SamaHub, that breaks down large-scale digital projects from clients into smaller tasks for workers in developing countries or refugees to contribute.

Where is the headquarter of samasource situated?

San Francisco
Samasource is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and has 7 office locations across 5 countries.

Is samasource a social enterprise?

What is Sama, and what’s the program being evaluated? Sama is a social business that provides training data strategy, annotation, and validation services to technology companies. This is the driving idea behind our Learning and Development (L&D) training program.

What does Sama do?

The functions of the SAMA include issuing national currency, the Saudi Riyal, supervising commercial banks, managing foreign exchange reserves, promoting price and exchange rate stability, and safeguarding the growth and soundness of the Saudi financial system.

What happened Leila Janah?

Death. Janah died on January 24, 2020 from epithelioid sarcoma, a rare form of cancer.

What is Sama training?

SAMA (Satori Alternatives for Managing Aggression) meets all critical attributes as defined in TBSI (Texas Behavior Support Initiative) for verbal and physical de-escalation. SAMA teaches least restrictive, safe ways to help manage a student in CRISIS until the student can regain control.

When was samasource founded?

2008. Founded by Leila Janah and driven by the belief that “Talent is equally distributed, but opportunity is not.”

What does Sama stand for?


Acronym Definition
SAMA Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency
SAMA South African Music Awards
SAMA Step by Step Automatic Message Accounting
SAMA South African Medical Association

How did Leila Janah died?

Leila Janah/Cause of death