Craig Kielburger

Founder,
Free the Children

Craig Kielburger is the founder of Free The Children, the world’s largest network of children helping children through education, and the co-founder of Leaders Today, a world renowned youth leadership organization. In 1995, when Mr. Kielburger was twelve years old, he established Free The Children with a small group of classmates. Under his leadership, Free The Children has established more than 2,000 Youth In Action chapters in schools across North America. The organization has built more than 500 schools in developing countries providing daily education to more than 50,000 children. Free The Children’s many accomplishments in the areas of education, alternative income, health care, water and sanitation provision and peacebuilding have facilitated successful partnerships with leading school boards and Oprah’s Angel Network.