​Morgan Wienberg

Biography

Morgan Wienberg, MSC
Co-Founder/Head of Haiti Operations
LITTLE FOOTPRINTS BIG STEPS CHILD PROTECTION ORGANIZATION

Six months after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti in 2010, this then-18 year old high school valedictorian in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, traded her snow boots for sandals, and set off for the devastated country. Her life path, and that of so many others, was changed forever. Morgan Wienberg, co-founded Little Footprints Big Steps Child Protection Organization in 2011. Morgan, now 26, continues to live in Haiti and lead her team of Haitian employees on the ground.

Little Footprints, Big Steps (LFBS), is a child protection organization focused on protecting vulnerable children in Haiti through family reunification, and rebuilding families toward a future of dignity and self-sufficiency through strategic projects in collaboration with Haitian Government organizations and other local NGOs. LFBS rescues and restores vulnerable Haitian children and youth to health, family and community. Individuals, families and communities are empowered toward a future of dignity and self-sufficiency.

Morgan has been honored with Canada’s Meritorious Service Cross Medaland the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, several Governor General of Canada Academic Awards, was first youth to receive Yukon Commissioner Award, was awarded the Rotary International Paul Harris Fellowship Award for Humanitarian Impact, theprestigious Wilf Wilkinson Peace Award,and was the 7th recipient ofHaven Organization’s William Jefferson Clinton Goodwill Haiti Award in Dublin, Ireland.She has been a keynote speaker at the 2013 United Nations Youth Assembly; Udayan Care International Conferencein New Delhi, India; Rose International Conference2018; numerous Rotary District Conferencesin Canada and US; and an invited delegate at LUMOS Organization Learning Conferencein Belfast, Ireland in 2017. Her story and the work and lasting impacts of Little Footprints Big Steps has inspired thousands around the world.

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