Media Kit


Thank you for your interest in Worldreader. We’ve assembled resources for journalists below. If you would like further information or an interview with a member of our team, please contact Wendi Yen Huestis, Chief Advancement Officer at

Press releases

Safaricom and Worldreader Partner to Bring Digital Books to Kenyan Families

Partnership to see over 2,000 Kenyans access BookSmart app at no data cost for the next three months. March 20,…

Worldreader and Lightbox Learning Join Forces to Get Children Reading

March 2023 – New York, NY, and Seattle, WA Worldreader, a global non-profit organization dedicated to getting children reading worldwide,…

KaiOS Technologies and Worldreader Celebrate Milestone of Empowering 1 Million Readers

November 2023 – San Francisco / Hong Kong In a strategic joint effort to fight the global learning crisis and…

The Catherine Mayer Foundation and Worldreader Combine Arts and Reading for Youth in India and the United States

Worldreader and The Catherine Mayer Foundation join forces to harness the power of creativity and the visual arts to get…

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9 Sports Books for Kids to Celebrate the 2024 Summer Olympics

Inspire your child to reach for new heights with these children’s sports books about sport heroes and the Olympic Games.…

Getting Parents Reading: How BookSmart is Helping Families Read in Kenyan Homes

Our Raising Readers report shows the value of training, teachers, and technology in engaging parents to read at home with…

Family Fun with BookSmart: 10 Must-Read Books for Parent-Child Bonding

Check out these digital stories that are perfect for reading with your child and creating connections that last. There are…

Meet our Heroes to Zero: 10 Stories to Inspire Children for Climate Action

Join our Heroes to Zero, read their stories and help children learn about climate and how they can make a…

About Worldreader

Worldreader gets children reading so they can reach their potential. We are an international nonprofit organization working with partners to get children reading at least 25 books a year with understanding, because regular reading improves reading comprehension, social-emotional learning, and digital literacy. Since 2010, Worldreader has supported more than 22 million readers in over 100 countries. Worldreader is headquartered in the US with representation in Kenya, Spain, and the UK.


Readers build a better world.


Worldreader gets children reading so they can reach their potential.







Media resources

Our impact

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Our programs

Discover Worldreader’s programs across the  globe

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Our library

Learn about Worldreader’s rich collection of books

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Learn about our COVID-19 response: Keep Children Reading

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a learning crisis. Learn about Worldreader’s free resources for families.

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Our brand guidelines

Here you’ll find all of the tools and guidance you need to truly represent the Worldreader brand.

Worldreader’s leadership

If you would like to interview someone from Worldreader’s leadership team, please contact us at

Rebecca Chandler Leege
Chief Executive Officer

Wendi Yen Huestis
Chief Advancement Officer

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