Marc Kielburger is an international motivational speaker and social entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of WE Charity, a charity organization that helps lift a million people out of poverty. WE Schools provides service learning programs for 18,000 schools, and WE Day engages 3.5 million young change makers. In 2009, Kielburger helped lead the torch-bearers in the Olympic games. He also created the nonprofit We Day. While working for Unilever, he began to see the need for youth engagement in charity.
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In 2006, Marc Kielburger co-founded the WE Movement with his brother Craig, which consists of individual organizations. One of the signature events, WE Day, is a youth empowerment event held annually in large stadiums across North America. A few years ago, Marc Kielburger was reading a story in the New York Times about child labor in Pakistan. After reading the story, he was inspired to create Free the Children, later renamed We Charity.
In addition to being an author, Kielburger is a published columnist and a former New York Times best-selling author. His work has been recognized with numerous honours, including selection as one of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders. He is also inducted into the Walk of Fame in Canada. His passion for humanitarianism has been rewarded with many accolades. His books and public speaking have earned him recognition both in Canada and internationally.