Samasource mourns as Leila Janah passes away at just 37!
Samasource is a platform that gives you secure and high-quality training data. It provides validity for 25 percent of Fortune 50.
The Samasource teams are experts in image, video, and sensor data annotation and validation for machine learning algorithms.
Samasource expands opportunity for low-income people and has helped about 50000 people lift themselves out of poverty. Samasource workers have basic computer skills. A local living wage is paid to them for their labor. Samasource has its offices in California, New York, The Hague, Costa Rica, Montreal, Nairobi, Kenya, Kampala, Uganda and Gulu, Uganda. The organization also owns delivery centers in Nairobi and Gulu, Uganda, and partners with additional delivery centers in India. Workers from Haiti, Pakistan, Ghana, and South Africa also worked under it.
There is delivery security of high-quality training data. Technology drives humanity forward. Samasource fuels everything from self-driving cars to smart hardware. They are complete experts in image, video, and sensor data annotations. The machine learning algorithms in industries include automotive,navigation,AR/VR, biotech, agriculture, manufacturing, and e-commerce.
The specialties of the platform include Image annotation, Image optimization, Machine Learning, Sentiment analysis, Video Annotation, 3D Annotation, Sensor Data Annotation, Data Annotation, AI, Impact Sourcing, Social Enterprise, Validation for machine learning algorithms, Autonomous Navigation, Autonomous Vehicles, AI for Biotech, AI for Agriculture, AI for Humanity, AI for Manufacturing, AI for E-Commerce, AI for AR/VR, Training Data, Complex Training Data.
The lady with the lamp-Leila Janah
Leila Janah was the CEO of Samasource.
Her death deeply saddens her company. She had complications from Epithelioid Sarcoma. She passed away at 37.
She was a champion of environmental sustainability. She also ended global poverty.
The motto of her mission was “Give Work.”
Wendy Gonzalez was a longtime business partner and friend to Leila. She will take as the interim CEO of Samasource.
Janah also offered to raise capital in the heart of Silicon Valley’s technology ecosystem. She was an undergraduate from Havard University and went towards this rewarding direction. Her journey was filled with bringing social impact in young women’s lives. She worked for very poor young women living in Nairobi’s slums.
She faced challenges of raising capital for a small social venture while of Silicon Valley’s technology ecosystem.