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Saran Kaba Jones’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroPhilanthropist, Advocate, Social Entrepreneur
Is Lawyer
Entrepreneur
Philanthropist
Advocate
From

Liberia

Type Business
Law
Genderfemale
Birth

21 June 1982, Monrovia, Montserrado County, Liberia

Age38 years

Saran Kaba Jones is a clean water advocate and social entrepreneur from Liberia. She is the founder of FACE Africa, an organization working to strengthen water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) infrastructure and services in rural communities across sub-Saharan Africa. She is World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and a 2016 TIME Magazine Next Generation Leader. Her work with FACE Africa has been profiled in the Boston Globe, and CNN Inside Africa.

Awards and Recognitions

2015

  • MTV Africa Music Leadership Award

2013

  • Guardian UK: listed as one of Africa’s 25 Top Women Achievers
  • 2013 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader

2012

  • Longines/ Town&Country “Women Who Make A Difference’ Award
  • Black Enterprise as one of 10 International Women of Power to Watch
  • Daily Muse “12 Women to Watch”

2011

  • Applause Africa “Person of the Year” award
  • Voss Foundation’s Women Helping Women Honoree
  • Huffington Post “Greatest Person of the Day”
  • Forbes Magazine’s 20 Youngest Power Women In Africa