Marc and Craig Kielburger are two of the world’s leading experts on empowering people, social change, and social entrepreneurship.
Their soaring and inspirational speeches transform lives, communities and companies.
Hear how these brothers founded Free The Children, the world’s leading youth-driven charity.
Learn why they launched Me to We, a pioneering social enterprise that provides environmentally-friendly and socially conscious products and services, while also helping Free The Children achieve financial sustainability.
Craig and Marc —
– Are New York Times best-selling authors
– Have been profiled in the New York Times, Washington Post, Time magazine, The Economist and many more influential publications.
– Have been featured with multiple appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show, 60 Minutes, The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Colbert Report and many more national and international media outlets.
– Have shared the stage with former President Bill Clinton, Al Gore, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Kofi Annan and other world leaders, celebrities and dignitaries.
– Have addressed audiences at the United Nations, the World Economic Forum, Global Young Leaders Conference, Young Presidents’ Organizations, World Presidents’ Organizations and others.
– Craig and Marc have pushed the boundaries of charity, philanthropy, social justice and creating change.
Marc Kielburger is a social entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling author, and renowned agent of change. He is co-founder of Free The Children, an international charity and educational partner that empowers youth to achieve their fullest potential as agents of change.
Free The Children delivers innovative programming to more than 4,000 youth groups and hundreds of thousands of young people in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. As the world’s largest youth-drive charity, the organization works in eight developing countries and built more than 650 schools and school rooms in developing regions, providing education to more than 55,000 children every day.
Marc is also the co-founder and co-CEO of Me to We. An innovative social enterprise, Me to We provides people with better choices for a better world, including socially conscious and environmentally friendly clothes and accessories, as well as life-changing international volunteer trips, leadership training programs and materials, and books that address issues of positive social change. In addition, half of Me to We’s net profit is donated to Free The Children, while the other half is reinvested to grow the enterprise and its social mission.
Every year, Marc and Craig organize We Day, Free The Children’s signature domestic event that reaches 100,000 students from 3,000 schools in person and more than 5.4 million through televised broadcasts. We Day has more than 2.3 million followers on Facebook, making it one of the largest charitable causes in the world.
Marc is author of nine books. He has shared the stage, and his voice, with Nobel Peace laureates, heads of state, celebrities, rock bands, actors and pop icons, including His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Former President Bill Clinton, Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Sir Richard Branson and many more.
Craig Kielburger is a social entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling author, and renowned agent of change.
He co-founded Free The Children in 1995 when he was 12-years-old. Today, more than 1.7 million young people involved in its programs. In North America, the organization provides comprehensive service-learning programs, including its We Day celebrations attended annually by more than 100,000 students from 3,000 participating schools. Internationally, the organization works in eight developing countries providing a holistic and sustainable development model, including education, health care, food security, clean water, and alternative income programs. Its programs have empowered more than one million beneficiaries.
Craig is also the co-founder with his brother of Me to We, an innovative social enterprise that seeks to support the work of Free The Children by providing socially conscious products and experiences. Craig is the author of ten books. He has 13 honorary doctorates and degrees, and has received The Order of Canada, The Roosevelt Freedom Medal, and the World Children’s Prize for the Rights of the Child. His work has been featured in multiple appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show and 60 Minutes, as well in as National Geographic, TIME, and The Economist.