Listening to TED Talks speakers can be an enriching experience. And as we explore the concepts of altruism and generosity, we stumble upon these gems that provide a glimpse into the power of giving.
1. Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong
What if non-profit organizations are rewarded not for how much money they can save but rather on what they have accomplished? In this thought-provoking talk, activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta presents another perspective that takes a look into the potential impact of rewarding charities based on lofty goals and getting them done.
2. Joy Sun: Should you donate differently?
Giving nowadays is easier than ever with the help of technology. But is donating directly to the people who need help most the best way to do it? Aid worker Joy Sun shares insights about the best ways to give.
3. Katherine Fulton: You are the future of philanthropy
Philanthropist Katherine Fulton delivers a heartwarming talk that explores the future of philanthropy. She shares inspiring ideas on how regular people have the power to create positive change through innovation and collaboration.
4. Peter Singer: The why and how of effective altruism
Is altruism in all its forms effective in helping others? Or is there a better way of doing it? Philosopher Peter Singer shares some interesting insights into giving and the most effective ways to do it.
5. Melinda Gates, Bill Gates: Why giving away our wealth has been the most satisfying thing we’ve done
In this interview, Bill and Melinda Gates talks about the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and shares their experience in making that life-changing decision. They also talked about their views about marriage, the challenges they have faced, and the fulfillment that comes from giving a significant portion of their wealth. This is an inspiring video about generosity and philanthropy from two people who are making a difference in the world.