10/29/2014 12:30 EDT | Updated 10/29/2014 12:59 EDT

Debby Ryan On Why Education Is Crucial For A Better World

As the daughter of a father serving in the U.S. military, Debby Ryan knows what it's like to have your education disrupted. In wasn't till she turned 10 that the popular singer and TV actress eventually settled down in Texas, but the idea of always learning has remained important to her ever since. With education comes opportunity and greater self esteem for kids, according to Ryan. It's the main she became involved with Me to We and Free The Children, something she highlights as part of AOL's Conversation Starter series, filmed at We Day Vancouver 2014.

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