TED is a nonprofit group, whose sole mission is "spreading ideas". It now hosts several conferences annually to bring together leaders from the worlds of Technology, Entertainment, Design. This group features inspirational speakers who discuss a broad spectrum of topics, such as "Secrets to Success", "Global Warming", and "How Photography Connects Us". Here is my previous discussion about two of my favorite TED videos on creativity.
You too can get involved! They are looking for volunteer translators to help their global efforts to disseminate really inspiring and informational material. If you speak one of the languages below, I encourage you to volunteer. This may be the closest you'll ever get to inspirational leaders and celebrities such as Bill Gates, Al Gore, and Jane Goodall.