Essays

Recent short articles on Samasource, Samahope, and social innovation:

Impact Sourcing: Making Good on the Promise of a Flat World” -March 20, 2013 | The Huffington Post

A Kickstarter for Life-Saving Surgeries” -November 12, 2012 | The Huffington Post

Celebrating a 30th Birthday by Saving Lives” -October 12, 2012 | The Huffington Post

Making the Case for Impact Sourcing” -October 6, 2012 | The Huffington Post

Enabling Anyone, Anywhere, to Help Mothers Globally With Samahope” -May 12, 2012 | The Huffington Post

Realizing the Economic Power of Women” -October 25, 2011 | The Huffington Post

Of Reggae Roads and Blood Diamonds – The Dawn of Tech in Liberia and Sierra Leone” – April 20, 2011 | TechCrunch

How Online Work Will Save America” – February 21, 2011 | TechCrunch

Crowdsourcing Disaster Relief” – August 21, 2010 | TechCrunch

The Many Bottom Lines of Business” – July 18, 2010 | TechCrunch

The Virtual Assembly Line” – May 26, 2010 | The Huffington Post

Rebuilding Haiti: A Long-Term View –  March 31, 2010 | The Huffington Post

Rethinking Outsourcing” – April 2009 | The Star, Malaysia

I post presentations to SlideShare.

Published Papers (PDF)

Directing Relief Efforts and Creating Jobs through Text Messaging.” Josh Nesbit and Leila Chirayath Janah. MIT Innovations Journal. Fall 2010, Vol. 5, No. 4, Pages 69-72. 2010.

Customary Law and Policy Reform: Engaging With the Plurality of Justice Systems.” World Bank. July 2005.
Co-authors: Caroline Sage, and Michael Woolcock. 2005.

Establishing Collective Norms: Potentials for Participatory Justice in Rwanda.” PEACE AND CONFLICT: JOURNAL OF PEACE PSYCHOLOGY, 10(1), 1–24 Copyright © 2004, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
Co-authors: Catherine Honeyman, Shakirah Hudani, Alfa Tiruneh, Justina Hierta, Andrew Iliff, and Jens Meierhenrich.