Saran Kaba Jones

Saran Kaba Jones
  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer, FACE Africa, USA

Saran Kaba Jones is the Founder and CEO of FACE Africa, a community development organization working to strengthen water, sanitation and hygiene infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on Liberia. Since 2010, FACE Africa has raised over half a million dollars for water and sanitation projects that have benefited over 25,000 residents in rural Liberia. Prior to FACE Africa, Jones worked at the Singapore Economic Development Board and the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University. Saran is a Board Member of the UN Women Civil Society Advisory Group West/Center Africa and a 2013 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. She was listed by the Guardian UK as one of Africa's 25 Top Women Achievers alongside President Joyce Banda of Malawi and Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee. In 2011, Forbes Magazine recognized Saran as one of the 20 Youngest Power Women In Africa. She is a frequent speaker on topics including water and sanitation, entrepreneurship and gender equality and has served on panels at the World Economic Forum, Harvard University, MIT, the London School of Economics, the African Union, and the US Department of State.