Awards and Accolades

OneChild and its founding members have been recognized across the globe with following awards and honours:

  • 2014 Canadian Youth Representative to the United Nations Secretary General’s Global Education First Initiative Youth Advocacy Group
  • 2013 Selected by notable.ca as One of the top 5 Canadian Charities run by Young Professionals
  • 2011 “Think You Can Speak” Talent Contest, Winner
  • 2009 Temple Award for Creative Altruism
  • 2008 KINSA “Heroes of the Fight” Award of Distinction
  • 2006 Do Something Award
  • 2006 World of Children Founder’s Award

Founding members have been recognized with other awards such as:

  • Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100
  • Canada’s Top 20 Under 20
  • 2006 Flare Volunteer Award
  • TD Canada Trust Scholarship for Community Leadership
  • Canadian Millennium Excellence Award
  • 2007 Youth Action Net Fellowship
  • 2006 Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism in Ontario
  • 2006 Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers
  • 2005 Impact Entrepreneur of the Year

OneChild has also given presentations at a number of notable institutions, including:

  • Mosaic Institute, Toronto, Ontario (2013)
  • Yale University, Connecticut, USA (2013)
  • PeaceJam New England Spring Conference, Connecticut, USA (2013 & 2011)
  • Annual National Convention of the Canadian Catholic Women’s League (2012 & 2007)
  • Upper Canada College, Toronto, Canada (2011)
  • Rotary International, Toronto, Canada (2011)
  • Press Launch for the Canadian Campaign Against the Sexual exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism, Montreal, Canada (2010)
  • International Forum End Human Trafficking Now : Enforcing the UN Protocol, Luxor, Egypt (2010)
  • Global Young Leaders International Conference, Virginia, USA (2010)
  • International Forum of Child Welfare, New York, USA (2010)
  • International Conference on Child Rights, Ottawa, Canada (2009)
  • 21st Meeting of the UN World Tourism Organization Task Force To Protect Children From Sexual Exploitation In Tourism, London, UK (2007)
  • Senate Committee against the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth, Ottawa, Canada (2005 – 2007)
  • Breakfast Conference for the Women’s Executive Network, Toronto, Canada (2007)
  • World of Children, Ohio, USA (2007)
  • Canada’s Top 20 Under 20 Awards, Toronto, Canada (2006)
  • Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers Awards Celebration Luncheon, Toronto, Canada (2006)
  • Shad Impact Conference, University of Waterloo, Canada (2006)
  • Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Gatineau, Canada (2006)
  • University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada (2008)
  • Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada (2008)
  • University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (2007 & 2008)