The following are TED TALKS especially selected for Rotary make-ups.   These are guaranteed to be thought provoking, educational and encouraging. 

Spend 30 minutes in our Learning Library by watching any of these programs, download our make-up form and follow the instructions, make a minimum $10 donation through our Donations tab and you've completed a Rotary make-up!

Most recent postings of new  TED TALKS will be found at the top of the list! 
 
Bill Gross:  The single biggest reason why startups succeed
https://www.ted.com/talks/bill_gross_the_single_biggest_reason_why_startups_succeed
 
Jimmy Carter:  Why I believe the mistreatment of women is the number one human rights abuse
https://www.ted.com/talks/jimmy_carter_why_i_believe_the_mistreatment_of_women_is_the_number_one_human_rights_abuse
 
Ash Beckham:  When to take a stand and when to let go!
https://www.ted.com/talks/ash_beckham_when_to_take_a_stand_and_when_to_let_it_go
 
Noy Thrupkaew:  Human Trafficking is all around you; This is how it works.
https://www.ted.com/talks/noy_thrupkaew_human_trafficking_is_all_around_you_this_is_how_it_works

Alice Goffman, Sociologist: How we are priming some kids for college, others for prison!
http://www.ted.com/talks/alice_goffman_college_or_prison_two_destinies_one_blatant_injustice

Bel Pesce, Brazilian Entrepreneur: 5 Ways to Kill Your Dreams
http://www.ted.com/talks/bel_pesce_5_ways_to_kill_your_dreams

Jane Fonda: Life's third act

Isabel Allende: How to live passionately—no matter your age

Arianna Huffington: How to succeed? Get more sleep

Jeff Iliff: One more reason to get a good night’s sleep

Eric Whitacre: A virtual choir 2,000 voices strong

Pam Warhurst:  How we can eat our landscapes  www.ted.com/talks/pam_warhurst_how_we_can_eat_our_landscapes?utm_campaign=ios-share&utm_medium=social&source=email&utm_source=email

How to fix Poverty?  Fix Homes!  http://on.ted.com/Pholeros

Let's Talk Crap!  Seriously!  http://on.ted.com/George

Better Toilets, Better Life   http://www.ted.com/talks/joe_madiath_better_toilets_better_life

Indoor Cooking Fires  http://www.ted.com/talks/amy_smith_shares_simple_lifesaving_design

Invest in Africa's Own Solutions  http://www.ted.com/talks/jacqueline_novogratz_invests_in_ending_poverty

How to Make Filthy Water Drinkable   http://www.ted.com/talks/michael_pritchard_invents_a_water_filter?language=en

Sanitation is a Basic Human Right  http://www.ted.com/talks/francis_de_los_reyes_sanitation_is_a_basic_human_right

How to Let Altruism Be Your Guide  http://www.ted.com/talks/matthieu_ricard_how_to_let_altruism_be_your_guide

How to Run a Company With (almost) No Rules  http://www.ted.com/talks/ricardo_semler_radical_wisdom_for_a_company_a_school_a_life

The Global Power Shift (11 Talks)  https://www.ted.com/playlists/73/the_global_power_shift

Vincent Cochetel:  I was held hostage for 317 days  http://www.ted.com/talks/vincent_cochetel_i_was_held_hostage_for_317_days_here_s_what_i_thought_about

Laura Bouschnak:  For these women  reading is a daring act  http://www.ted.com/talks/laura_boushnak_for_these_women_reading_is_a_daring_act

Khalida Brodi: How I work to protect women from honor killings       http://www.ted.com/talks/khalida_brohi_how_i_work_to_protect_women_from_honor_killings

Monika Lewiinsky:  The Price of shame  http://www.ted.com/talks/monica_lewinsky_the_price_of_shame

Bill Gates:  The Next Outbreak, We are not ready https://www.ted.com/talks/bill_gates_the_next_disaster_we_re_not_ready