Kurt has a degree in Political Science from Carleton University as well as spent over 8 months in Mexico where he specialized in civil society studies and Spanish. As a social entrepreneur and youth motivational speaker, Kurt has spent more than the last decade committed to developing young leaders for sustainability in over 15 countries. In addition to being a founding director of my world, choice!, Kurt also co-founded the Pakistan Sustainability Network as a means to mobilize the youth of Pakistan to engage in issues of sustainability in their country. Kurt also runs an online communication and sustainability consultancy that he uses to help build capacity for non-profits and small businesses. In summer 2011, Kurt was named one of AIESEC Internationals top 40 under 40.