Student | Mental Health Advocate | Entrepreneur
About Ben Sabic
Ben Sabic is an entrepreneur, mental health advocate, and post-secondary student from the heart of Canada. He is enamoured with all things creative and innovative, and from an early age, he dedicated his life to giving back to the community and influencing the leaders of today and tomorrow.
Ben is the founder and national chair of the Council of Youth Mental Health Champions (CYMHC). He has also been a member of the Kids Help Phone national youth council since the Fall of 2016 and in November of 2017, became the chair of the council. He is currently developing a national and regional scholarship for high school and post-secondary students, which will honour those who are making a difference for mental health in their community. He has shared his story of past struggles with mental illness in segments by major media outlets, and he was a CBC Manitoba Future 40 nominee, and recipient of the 2017 Kids Help Phone Regional Volunteer of the Year award and 2018 Future Leaders of Manitoba award.
He loves to start his day with a fresh Timmies coffee and anything with maple syrup. In his free time, he enjoys grabbing a poutine with friends in the historic Exchange District. If that wasn't Canadian enough, he is also an avid fan of hockey (#GoJetsGo) and aspires to be the general manager of a professional ice hockey league team.
Previously, Ben has spoken at WE Day and educational institutions throughout Manitoba. He is currently available for speaking engagements across Canada and the United States.