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The World Needs Your Kid: How to Raise Kids Who Care and Contribute
Based on Marc and Craig’s new book, The World Needs Your Kid: Raising Children who Care and Contribute, this experience will provide you with everything you need to know about raising socially-responsible kids, lending a hand and changing the world — all at the same time.
Me to We: How One Person Can Make a World of Difference
A powerful experience for people of all ages, this speech introduces the powerful Me to We philosophy, developed by Craig and Marc Kielburger through more than a decade of humanitarian work and in their New York Times bestseller, Me to We: Finding Meaning in a Material World.
Philanthropy: Innovative Strategies for Sustainable Social Change
How do we maximize social change—not only through our wallets, but through the work we do and the lives we lead? How do we capitalize on the new age of social entrepreneurship to create change that’s not only powerful, but sustainable?
Me to We: Inspiring Employees to find Meaning in a Material World
This speech will be an introduction to the powerful Me to We philosophy, developed by Craig and Marc Kielburger through more than a decade of humanitarian work, with a specific emphasis on how to apply this philosophy within the corporate community. T his speech is an opportunity to highlight the social work your company is already doing, thank your employees and customers for their contributions to the company’s corporate social responsibility initiatives and celebrate your incredible achievements.
Social Entrepreneurship: What For-Profit Companies can learn from High Performing Non-Profit Organizations
Craig and Marc Kielburger founded one of the most successful international non-profit organizations in recent history. They will share with you what your company can learn from the best practices in the non-profit field to help retain and inspire your staff, engage your customers and help your company become more profitable.
Marc Kielburger is a social entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling author, and gifted orator. He is the co-founder of Free The Children, an international charity and educational partner that empowers youth to achieve their fullest potential as agents of change. With his brother Craig Kielburger, he also co-founded Me to We, a pioneering social enterprise, as well as the youth empowerment event, We Day.
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 youthdriven charity, the organization works in eight developing countries and has built more than 650 schools and school rooms, providing education to more than 55,000 children every day.
Every year, Marc and Craig organize We Day, Free The Children’s signature domestic event that engages 160,000 students from 4,000 schools in person and reaches more than 5.7 million viewers through
We Day has more than 3.3 million followers on Facebook, making it one of the largest charitable causes in the world. Alongside his brother Marc, Craig is also the co-founder of Me to We, an innovative social enterprise that advances a new vision of philanthropy by providing socially conscious products and experiences that support the work of Free The Children. Half of Me to We’s annual net profit is donated to Free The Children, while the other half is reinvested to grow the enterprise and its social mission. Me to We’s offerings include lifechanging international volunteer trips, sustainably made clothing and accessories, leadership training programs and materials, an inspirational speakers’ bureau, and books that address issues of positive change.
Marc has shared the stage, and his voice, with Nobel Peace laureates, heads of state, celebrities, rock bands, actors and icons, including former president Bill Clinton, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Sir Richard Branson and many more. With Craig, Marc writes “Global Voices,” a weekly column about the pressing issues of our time, syndicated in the Vancouver Sun, Halifax Chronicle Herald, Calgary Herald, Winnipeg Free Press, The Huffington Post and Huffington Post Canada online. The Kielburgers also write a weekly advice column in The Globe and Mail called “Brain Storm.” Marc is a New York Times bestselling author who has written 11 books. His latest, The Power of We Day: Moving the World From Me to We, debuted in fall 2013.
Marc graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University, completing a degree in international relations. He won a coveted Rhodes Scholarship and went on to complete a law degree at Oxford University. Marc has also received nine honorary doctorates and degrees for his work in the fields of education and human rights. Marc is the recipient of many honours, including the Order of Canada, and was selected by the World Economic Forum as one of 250 Young Global Leaders. His work has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, 60 Minutes, as well as in National Geographic, TIME, and The Economist. In the fall of 2013, Marc and his brother Craig were inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame for their humanitarian efforts and their work to empower youth to change the world.