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TED talks are all about sharing knowledge and encouraging people to improve themselves. The thought leaders participating in these discussions are also trying to inspire others. 

If you’re in the field of philanthropy or are interested in learning more about the various organizations that make up this community. In that case, you’ll want to check out these famous inspirational talks.

Katherine Fulton: You Are The Future Of Philanthropy

In this talk, Katherine Fulton, the president of Monitor Institute, talks about the future of philanthropy. She also discusses how people can make a difference in society through collaboration. She believes that everyone can make a difference regardless of their financial situation.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: How To Help Africa? Do Business There

During her talk, the former finance minister of Nigeria, Okonjo-Iweala, discussed the various needs of Africa. She talked about her efforts to improve the country’s economy by fighting corruption, restructuring the oil sector, and reforming the national banking system. She also stated that the continent had fewer conflicts and wars.

She was asked what would help Africa continue its positive changes. Okonjo-Iweala responded by calling for more business opportunities and investment in the continent. She noted that doing so would lead to the creation of new jobs and the empowerment of women.

Peter Singer: The Why And How Of Altruism

Despite his controversial reputation, Peter Singer is still acknowledged as one of the most influential individuals in the world of philanthropy. In his talk, Peter discussed how people could make a difference in society through collaboration. He talked about the various thought experiments he conducted designed to help people balance their practicality and emotion.

Dan Pallotta: The Way We Think About Charity Is Dead Wrong

Pallotta is best known for his work in the charitable event industry. He is the president of Advertising For Humanity, which helps philanthropists and foundations transform their grant growth potential. 

He discussed the various factors that contribute to the broken relationships that many organizations have with their donors. He noted that the double standard that some organizations have when it comes to rewarding them is often why they don’t spend the money they are allocated