Our Founder: Francoise Remington
Francoise Remington created Forgotten Children in 1994; in response to seeing firsthand, children at work in factories in Southern India.
Mrs. Remington is a passionate and dedicated educator and child advocate. She has testified before the United States Congress about child labor, published widely on the topic and traveled extensively through India and Southeast Asia. Until her retirement, Mrs. Remington taught French language at the Washington International School, a private high school in Washington, DC. She directed the Indian Program for the American Adoption Agency. She holds a Ph.D. in French Literature from the University of Paris-Sorbonne and a Masters in International Relations and Economics from Johns Hopkins University.
Mrs. Remington and her husband, Mike are the proud parents of three adopted children from India, two of whom came from the orphanage run by Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity.
To learn more about our board, please visit The Board.