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A business graduate from the University of Ottawa, Russ McLeod joined WE in early 2004 and has been a driving force behind the ME to WE philosophy and business model. Under his guidance, ME to WE has donated over $16 million in cash and in-kind donations to its charitable partner, WE Charity. Russ has held many roles, including the first Director of WE Day. He oversaw its growth from a single event in 2007 with 6,000 young people in attendance to a five-city Canadian phenomenon by 2010, attended by 44,000 youth representing 1,200 schools.

Meet ME to WE Executive Director Russ McLeod and learn how ME to WE makes a lasting impact.

Russ Mcleod
Russ Mcleod

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