International Child Rights Advocate
Conor Grennan is the founder of Next Generation Nepal (NGN), a nonprofit organization dedicated to reconnecting trafficked children with their families in Nepal, and the author of the New York Times best-selling and #1 international best-selling memoir Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal. Little Princes has been shortlisted for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, was the winner of the GoodReads 2011 Best Travel and Outdoors Award, and has been translated into 15 languages. Since NGN’s inception, the organization has helped reconnect more than 500 children with their families.
Prior to starting Next Generation Nepal, Grennan spent eight years at the EastWest Institute, both in Prague and in Brussels, in the role of Deputy Director of the Program on Security and Governance, where his projects focused on peace and reconciliation in the Balkans.
Conor also serves as the Dean of Students for the MBA program at New York University’s Stern School of Business, where he is responsible for more than 2500 full-time and part-time MBA students.
For his work with the trafficked children of Nepal, Grennan was recognized by The Huffington Post as a 2011 Game Changer of the Year. In 2014, he was also named a recipient of the Unsung Heroes of Compassion, which was awarded to him by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Grennan is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the NYU Stern School of Business. Currently he resides in New Canaan, Connecticut with his wife Liz and his two children, Finn and Lucy.
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