Saran Kaba Jones

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, FACE Africa

Saran Kaba Jones is the Founder and CEO of FACE Africa, a community development organization working to strengthen water and sanitation and hygiene (WASH) infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on Liberia. Since 2010, FACE Africa has raised over half a million dollars for WASH 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. She is a Board Member of the UN Women Civil Society Advisory Group and a 2013 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. Listed by Guardian UK as one of Africa's 25 Top Women Achievers, Saran 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, the London School of Economics, and the US Department of State. A Liberian / Ivorian national of Guinean descent, she splits her time between Liberia and Boston, Massachusetts.