Makers focuses on women who make a difference. Some of their interviewees include Ellen Degeneres (philanthropist, comedienne), Ophelia Dahl (world health care advocate), Violet Palmer (first female NBA referee) and Marian Wright Edelman (founder of the Children’s Defense Fund), just to name a few.
TED sponsors talks from innovators, artists, motivators and educators from every sphere of human endeavor. The videos are inspiring, uplifting and often incredibly beautiful.
Be the Cause promotes charitable works of every stripe. If you are looking for a cause to support, this site has options.
It is easy to sit and complain about “the way things are.” It is far more difficult to step up, step out and make a difference. These groups, and, I’m sure, hundreds more like them, are to be applauded for, or better yet, joined in their efforts.