Marc Kielburger, CM, OMC
Co-Founder of Free The Children and CEO of Me to We
Marc Kielburger is a Canadian author, social entrepreneur, columnist, humanitarian and activist for children's rights. Marc is the Co-Founder of Free The Children, an international charity and educational partner. The organisation has provided comprehnsive service learning programs to 18,000 schools, engaging 3.5 million young change-makers. He is also the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Me to We, a social enterprise that provides economic opportunity in WE Village communities and is a sustainable source of funding for WE Charity.
As a New York Times bestselling author and a syndicated columnist, Marc has become the voice of a new generation of humanitarian activists determined to create change around the world. He is truly passionate about leaving the world a better place than he found it. Marc is the recipient of many honours, including the Order of Canada and selection by the World Economic Forum as one of the 250 Young Global Leaders. For his work in the field of education and human rights, Marc has received six honorary degrees, including an honorary doctor of laws degree from the University of Toronto in Spring 2011.