Social Entrepreneur Craig Kielburger is a Canadian author and human rights activist. His WE Movement was founded with his brother Marc. Born in 1982, Craig attended the University of Toronto where he studied Peace and Conflict Studies. After graduating from the university, he co-founded the charity WE Charity. The organization focuses on youth education and mobilization. He believes that youth can bring positive change in the world. In addition to writing, he is a keynote speaker.
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After earning his law degree, Craig Kielburger took on a more active role in his organization. As a lawyer, he focused on attracting smaller donations from young people. After this, he turned to education and training. In developing countries, he focused on building new schools. A 2012 appearance on Oprah Winfrey’s show provided the foundation with a major boost in donations. In 2013, he was awarded the World of Children Youth Award.
In 2002, Craig Kielburger was 12 years old when he read an article about a murdered Pakistani boy. Iqbal Masih was a child laborer who was murdered for speaking up against his life. This early commitment to activism never left him. Today, he is the youngest graduate of the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA program at York University. And in 2014, he will be recognized for his contributions to ending poverty worldwide.