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Jake Eberts: Live Your Calling
Long-time film producer waxes philosophically on locating, and then latching onto purpose and meaning in life.
Daniel Lubetzky: Promoting Middle East Peace Through Shared Business
Peaceworks Inc. founder on how moderation can break down Middle East peace barriers.
Christoph Warrack: Open Cinema Builds Community for U.K. Homeless
Film-without-borders org brings culture to those living at the margins.
Ariel Zylbersztejn: Creating Culture Through Cinepop
Pro-social business organizes free, large-scale movie screenings in rural Mexico.
Martin Fisher: Pumping the Primer of Africa's Middle Class
Kickstart cofounder on how low-cost tools can create wealth, and not just jobs, in the developing world.
Jeanne Bourgault: Empowering Community Through Local Media
President of Internews Network on the power of information to make social progress.
Kresse Wesling: Turning Fire Hoses Into Red Hot Fashion
British designer makes recycling fashionable.
Eric Nonacs: You Can See Climate Change If You’re Looking
VP at Skoll Global Threats Fund says that while the U.S. might be in denial about climate change, the rest of the world isn’t.
Ron Dembo: We’re Using More Resources Than the World Can Support
Founder of Zerofootprint Foundation, a sort of hybrid company that offers carbon offsets and green consultancy, talks measuring climate change.
Lauren Walters: All the Kids in the World Deserve a Chance
Founder of Two Degrees Food on why basic nutrition can unlock educational opportunities.
Marco Ferroni: Feeding the Future
Executive Director of the Sygenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture on improving the livelihood of smallholder farmers.
Andrew Youn: Farming a Solution to Extreme Hunger
The founder of One Acre Fund combats Africa’s growing food crisis, one farm at a time.
George Petty: Financing the Missing Middle
Venture South International's Managing Director on funding startups in disadvantaged communities.
Lisa Hall: Ending Poverty Through Invesment
President/CEO of the Calvert Foundation talks innovative financial services for disadvantaged communities.
Rebecca Onie: Connecting Health and Poverty
Founder of Health Leads on why non-medical needs, like housing and heating, are essential to improved health care.
Chuck Slaughter on Living Goods
CEO of the 'Avon of African healthcare,' talks merging hybrid microfinance with a public health organization.
Thulasiraj Ravilla: India's Visionary Healer
Director of Lions Aravind Institute of Community Opthalmology talks world-class eye care at first low-cost costs.
Raina Kumra: I've Always Thought I Could Change the World
New Media guru in the State Department on preparing non-profits for the world stage.
Simon Preston: Understanding Our Common Humanity
The CEO of Young President's Organization talks better leaders through education and idea exchange.
Neil Duffy: I Just Want to Make the World a Better Place
Tribe Management CEO on what it takes to use sport for good.
Andrea Coleman: Two Wheels to an African Health Revolution
All the donated drugs in the world won't do any good without an infrastructure for their delivery.
Shona McDonald of Shonaquip
Designer says that with the right wheelchair, "you're just like everybody else."
Nick Moon: Creating Dignity, Not Dependency, for African Farmers
Kickstart co-founder pumps the primer of Africa’s entrepreneurial spirit.
Jeremy Gilley: The Camera Is Much Mightier Than the Sword
The founder of Peace One Day calls for global ceasefire.
Post-Atomic Planet: Evangelicals Against Nuclear Weapons
Reverend Tyler Wigg-Stevenson, founder of Two Futures Project, prays for a nuke-free world.
A Nose Knows: Hero Rats Sniff Out Tuberculosis and Land Mines
Bart Weetjens, founder of the rat-training group APOPO, discusses how vermin can—and do—save human lives.
Teri Schwartz: It Is Your Job to Invent the Future
The Dean of UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television talks master visual storytelling.
Lara Tabatznik: Philanthropy Is More Art Than Science
The CEO of The Bertha Foundation believes that business leaders of the future should have a social conscience.
Abject Poverty's Worst Nightmare: Bunker Roy and Barefoot College
The school only accepts "dropouts," "cop outs," and "wash outs."
Can Access to Water Bring Peace to the Middle East?
Gidon Bromberg, the Director of the Israeli Office of Friends of the Earth Middle East, sure thinks so.
Sylvia Lee Waxes Wishfully on World Water
The Skoll Global Threat Fund's Water Manager sees hope at the end of the tap.
Andy Narracott: Basic Sanitation Is a Right, Not a Privilege
The Program Coordinator for Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor introduces the UniLoo.
Jude Law and Peace One Day Call for Global Ceasefire
The actor risks it all by taking an important message to Afghanistan.
Making Dirty Water Clean: Water.org’s Answer to a Big Problem
Cofounder Gary White on getting ‘what we know works’ to people in need.
Larry Brilliant Envisions a Future Where Social Entrepreneurs Lead the Way
The President of the Skoll Global Threats Fund shares why he is still an optimist.
Craig Kielburger’s 12-Year-Old Goal: End Child Labor
Free the Children’s founder explains why empowering today’s youth is the answer.
Darell Hammond Saves Play for America’s Children
KaBOOM!’s founder tells us why having a playground within walking distance from every child is important.
Gary Knell and Elmo: Giving Kids Tools on Their Paths to Success
The President and CEO of Sesame Workshop on the positive impact of media.
Carl Pope’s Dream to Bring Light to the World’s 400K ‘Lightless’ Villages
The Sierra Club chairman tells us what keeps him motivated.
Hamish Jenkinson Creates Arts-Education Opportunities for Kids in Need
One fortunate young man uses his connections for good.
First Book President “Leaps Out of Bed” to Help Kids
Kyle Zimmer reflects on what first motivated her to get books to children in need.
Bill Drayton: ‘We Can Tip the World’
Ashoka’s founder explains the importance of teaching empathy to children.
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