Check out the Tech Laureate Awards: Innovators from all over the World using technology to make the World safer and healthier, more prosperous and just. Check these out. Imagine how different things could be if these innovations were replicated wherever they could have a positive impact.
The keynote speaker at the event last November 13th was Muhammad Yunus , winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, developer of the Grameen Bank, and all around amazing human being. Check out the webcast of Muhammad Yunus's powerful keynote talk "Social Business, Science, and Technology as Forces for Justice and Prosperity", and the interview with Geoffrey C. Bowker, Executive Director, Regis and Dianne McKenna Professor, Center for Science, Technology and Society, Santa Clara University.