When Ryan Hreljac was just six years old, he learned of the great need for clean and safe water in developing countries and decided to take action. With the support of friends, family and his community, Ryan successfully raised enough money to build a well in Africa.
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August 1-4th, 2017
In Bangkok, Thailand, Ryan will be the guest speaker at the 8th University Scholars Leadership Symposium! One thousand emerging world leaders from 200 colleges in 70 countries are expected to attend this Leadership in Social Change Symposium. Past UN Speakers included the Asst. Secretary-General of the United Nations and all the UN Resident Co-ordinators of the host country. To learn more about this event, click here. The theme for the Symposium is “ Building LIFE, Giving HOPE ”.
August 13th, 2017
Join us for a day of fun in the sun at Britannia Beach in Ottawa at the 2nd Annual Beach Volleyball Tournament. Ryan and the Ryan’s Well Staff will also be participating in the tournament!
August 22-23rd, 2017
Ryan will be presenting to campers in New York, USA about how you don’t need to wait to be a grown-up to make a difference. He is excited to contribute to the motto of the camp; Open, connect, change!
YZ Development Projects is the leading hub for the Institute for Charitable Giving in Mexico. Megan and Ryan will be traveling throughout Mexico, speaking with students at numerous schools, about the impact one person can have by sharing Ryan’s Story.
September 18th-22nd, 2017
Ryan will be traveling to Dover Campus, Singapore, to speak with students of all ages at UWCSEA about making a difference, youth entrepreneurship and the role and potential of youth to have an impact in the global community.
October 5th, 2017
Ryan will be giving a Keynote in Charlottetown, PEI on making a difference and sharing his personal journey with Ryan’s Well.
October 25th, 2017
Ryan will be a keynote speaker at the annual Ontario Water Works Association Conference, which will take place this year in Smiths Falls, ON at the Gallipeau Center.
November 20th, 2017
Ryan will be giving a presentation in Gatineau, Quebec, at a conference of senior financial managers from across Canada about “changing lives” and improving the quality of life for people around the world, whether that be locally or globally.
Legacy of our Land Banquet
February 2nd, 2018
Ryan will be visiting the Municipal District of Willow Creek in Nanton, Alberta to share his story and discuss the role youth have in the evolving world and how they can play a role in shaping it.