Marc Kielburger

Socially responsible business leader. Rhodes scholar. Bestselling author. Co-founder of the WE organization, including WE Charity, ME to WE and WE Day and motivational speaker.

Marc Kielburger is an internationally acclaimed speaker, social entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author. Since the age of 17, he has been leading by example by showing that everyone has the power to make a difference in the world. Through Marc’s moving and passionate speeches—customized to reflect your group’s needs—gain insights and tangible takeaways for creating your own personal and organizational change. To learn more about Marc, visit

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Speech Topics

Marc’s five engaging speeches cover topics ranging from profit and purpose to unconventional leadership. Each speech can be customized to fit your needs.

The WEconomy: How your company can profit from purpose

Marc will discuss purpose and profit as the greatest human motivators, and how WEconomy is the definitive road map for bringing the power of both together—achieving purpose with profit in your career, company and changing the world.

Thought-provoking. Informative. Inspiring. This speech is designed for all levels of your company, as well as business students. Great for professional development sessions and company retreats to celebrate your company’s purpose and CSR efforts.

Unconventional leadership: Lessons I learned from Oprah, Nelson Mandela, Grandma and more

This highly interactive speech pushes the boundaries of traditional speeches with stunning videos, visuals and a customizable delivery, allowing audiences to pick the stories they want to hear. Marc shares actionable leadership lessons for any audience to implement in their work, education or personal life.

Dynamic and engaging, this multimedia-rich speech will inspire all corporate, non-profit, associations and university/college business audiences.

ME to WE: Making doing good, doable

In this uplifting, inspirational and deeply personal speech that will touch audiences and make them laugh, Marc will share his moving story about how he and his brother started a movement to change the world.

Great for all audiences, this speech will give them the tools to start making a difference today.

The world needs your kid: Raising kids who care and contribute

Raising kids in a complex, fast-paced social world can be challenging. In this speech, based on Marc and Craig’s international bestseller The World Needs Your Kid: Raising Children Who Care and Contribute, Marc will reflect on personal stories about his parents—both educators—and provide key insights on guiding children to be compassionate and engaged global citizens.

This speech provides insights and tips for guiding young people to be engaged global citizens, and is ideal for social workers, coaches, families, educators, communities, parents, caregivers, ECE workers and anyone who cares for children and youth.

Making caring cool again: Engaging and inspiring next generation philanthropists

Thought-provoking and informative, this speech will inspire the next generation to find their place and change the world. Great for small groups or large audiences of philanthropic individuals, YPO families and Giving Pledge families.