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Kielburger brothers will appear at A&M-Corpus Christi Distinguished Speakers series

Posted: 1:02 PM, Sep 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-27 14:11:59-04

Craig and Marc Kielburger, noted social entrepreneurs and founders of the WE Movement, will be featured at the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Distinguished Speakers Series.

Their interactive talk “ME to WE: Making Doing Good, Doable” will be on at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at the school’s Performing Arts Center. Tickets went on sale earlier this month and range from $30 to $150.

“We couldn’t be more excited to travel to Texas to share our work with the inspired young leaders at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi,” said Marc Kielburger. “The sense of purpose and the depth of compassion we’ve seen in the next generation is incredible and inspiring.”

Islanders and students of all ages from the surrounding Coastal Bend area are invited to attend a free Student Form that will take place at 2 p.m. earlier that day.

“We can’t wait to discuss the most important issues facing the world today – from food security and sustainability, to equality and inclusivity. We would love to hear your thoughts on how we can work together to face these issues and change the world,” added Craig Kielburger.

Craig is the youngest graduate from Kellogg’s Executive MBA program and has been an activist since the age of 12. Marc graduated from Harvard University with a degree in International Relations and a law degree from Oxford University. Together, the brothers have earned more than 20 honorary degrees for their work in education and human rights. They engage more than 4 million people annually in service as they push the boundaries of charity, philanthropy, social justice, and creating change.

Since 2011, the Distinguished Speaker Series has brought national and international leaders to Islander students, the campus community and the public. They have provided insight, provoked thought, and stimulated conversation about some of our time’s most compelling issues, stories, and events.