Co-founder and Chief Dreamer, Building Tomorrow
George Srour is the co-founder and Chief Dreamer of Building Tomorrow, Inc. (BT). Under Srour’s leadership, Building Tomorrow has constructed over 80 schools with classroom space for over 25,000 students in Uganda and launched the Thriving Schools program which is implemented by Building Tomorrow Fellows, of which 100 are in the field, serving over 400 rural primary schools throughout the country.
Since 2014, Building Tomorrow has brought back to school more than 54,000 formerly out-of-school children—one child every 50 minutes for over five years. Through its construction and Thriving Schools work, Building Tomorrow reaches over 125,000 students daily. Srour graduated from The College of William & Mary with a concentration in government and international relations.
Srour has been recognized for his work in the field of social entrepreneurship by being named an Echoing Green Fellow, a member of the GOOD100, Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 and winner of The International Center’s Global Impression Award.