When she was just 4 years old, Molly Burke's world began to darken: she was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a retinal disease causing loss of vision. Drawing from deeply personal experiences, Molly brings audiences, especially students, a uniquely young and current perspective on issues many of them face each day. Her message—that any challenge in life, whether it's bullying, mental illness or a loss of vision, can be overcome—resonates powerfully.
The co-CEO of Me to We and a founding member of Free The Children, Roxanne is an innovative business leader, activist and designer. Her work with Me to We Artisans, a line of original accessories sustainably made by women in Free The Children communities, has taken her from the breathtaking plains of the Maasai Mara to boardrooms around the world and earned recognition from magazines like Chatelaine
, The Globe and Mail
, the National Post
and Canadian Living
With an instant ability to capture an audience, Spencer’s charismatic and dynamic personality shines every time he speaks. Using humour, honesty and humility, Spencer shares the struggles he overcame after losing his legs at the age of five. Spencer has reached over tens of thousands of people with his encouraging words.
A community development worker and author, Robin serves as the Kenya Program Director with Free The Children. Robin spent a year living in a Maasai village. Since then, she has led hundreds of people on international volunteer trips each year. Using her fieldwork experiences, Robin shares stories about the lives of rural Maasai community members.