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Co-Founder of WE, social entrepreneur, author and speaker
Craig Kielburger is a social entrepreneur and the co-founder of a family of
organizations dedicated to the power of WE, a movement of people coming
together to change the world. Along with his brother Marc Kielburger, Craig
co-founded WE Charity, which provides a holistic development model called WE
Villages, helping to lift more than one million people out of poverty in Africa,
Asia and Latin America. Back at home in the United States, Canada and the
United Kingdom, WE Schools & WE Day provide comprehensive service learning
programs to 10,000 schools, engaging 2.4 million young change-makers. Lastly,
he is the co-founder of ME to WE, a pioneering social enterprise, the profits from
which help sustain the work of the charitable organization. His work has been
featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, 60 Minutes and the BBC.
Craig is the youngest ever graduate from the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA
program. He has also received 15 honorary doctorates and degrees for his work
in the fields of education and human rights. Craig is a New York Times bestselling
author who has published 12 books, as well as a nationally syndicated columnist.
Craig has received The Order of Canada, the Nelson Mandela Freedom Medal and
the World Children’s Prize. He was recently voted by Canadians as one of Canada’s
top most trusted influencers in a Readers Digest poll, and along with his brother
Marc, he was named Canada’s Most Admired CEO in the public sector in 2015.