About Marc

Empowering People to Make a Positive Impact.

Marc Kielburger is a pioneering social entrepreneur who, along with his brother Craig, co-founded and leads WE Movement.

The organization brings people together to change the world through education, social enterprise, and charitable outreach. He is instantly recognizable from his appearances on shows such as Oprah, 60 Minutes, CNN, BBC, and the Colbert Report, who have shared his groundbreaking work with their audiences.

WE Movement in the USA, Canada, and the UK inspires future leaders through the WE Schools and WE Day programs. Over 16,000 schools participate in its comprehensive active citizenship programs, spawning more than 3.8 million young influencers and agents of change.

As co-founder of the social enterprise ME to WE, Marc is a charismatic leader who makes social entrepreneurship relevant and cool.

As a New York Times bestselling author and a syndicated columnist, Marc has become the voice of a new generation of humanitarian activists determined to create change around the world. He is truly passionate about leaving the world a better place than he found it.

“The change starts within each of us.”

Marc Kielburger

Education

Marc graduated from Harvard with a degree in International Relations. He then was given a Rhodes Scholarship and earned a law degree from Oxford. Marc has received 10 honorary degrees for his outstanding work in education and humanitarian rights.

A Young Global Leader

In 2015, Marc and his brother Craig were recognized as the most admired CEOs in the public sector in Canada. He is a Young Global Leader in the World Economic Forum and has been inducted onto the Canadian Walk of Fame. In addition, Marc was awarded the Order of Canada for his work.