Top 11 Kids Who Made A Difference In 2011 (SLIDESHOW)

12/07/2011 09:25 am ET | Updated Feb 06, 2012

As world leaders struggled in 2011 to save a famine-struck Africa, end the global water crisis and continue to research cures for devastating cancers, a host of young activists also stepped up. As young as 7, these young people who want to make a difference offered their insight, experience and commitment to resolving these plaguing issues. Meet 11 such budding activists who may just inspire you to help make this world a better place.

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