The TED Prize is awarded to an extraordinary individual with a creative and bold vision to spark global change. By leveraging the TED community’s resources and investing $1 million dollars into a powerful idea, the TED Prize supports one wish to inspire the world.
2015 Nominations are open!
Nominate an individual — or yourself — to envision and execute a high-impact project that can spur global change. Our TED Prize winner will have an ambitious wish — and the vision, pragmatism and leadership to turn it into reality.
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New Class: El Sistema Fellows
This month, New England Conservatory announced the appointment of their fifth Sistema Fellows Class, the most internationally diverse and highly specialized cohort in the program’s history. With the addition of the newest 10 members to the 40 existing Sistema Fellows alumni, Abreu’s wish is well on its way to fulfillment.
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2011 TED Prize winner JR on Comedy Central: Talks street art with comedian Stephen Colbert
Last night, incognito French street artist JR joked with Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report,... Aug 29, 2014
Why wait for the dust to settle? A Sistema-trained musician from Minnesota makes the most of her gifts
By Sara Zanussi, Sistema Fellow, Class of 2013 The Sistema Fellows Program, inspired by the... Aug 28, 2014
Should you stop eating fish? We asked legendary oceanographer Sylvia Earle for her menu advice
Oceanographer (and TED Prize winner) Sylvia Earle (TED Talk: My wish: Protect our oceans) has... Aug 20, 2014
A filmmaker dives into Sylvia Earle’s underwater world in the doc Mission Blue
Fisher Stevens produced The Cove, the 2009 Oscar-winning documentary about dubious Japanese... Aug 19, 2014
Mission Blue chronicles the life, loves and calling of ocean champion Sylvia Earle
Sylvia Earle is a fearless 78-year-old woman. In the new documentary Mission Blue, we watch her... Aug 15, 2014
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- TED Prize RT @MissionBlue: Learn one more thing #ocean blogger @natscript won't eat (and why) READ http://t.co/zqZ3evyGzH @HuffPostGreen #MissionBlue… Aug 29 6:16pm GMT
- TED Prize “What’s your point?” Stephen Colbert teases @JRart on @ComedyCentral last night @InsideOutProj:http://t.co/cq6nJKmsFz http://t.co/iw4T4TvtL4 Aug 29 3:06pm GMT
- TED Prize RT @TEDNews: Tune in to Comedy Central tonight at 11:30pm EST to see @tedprize winner @JRart on the Colbert Report! http://t.co/p7RoYkACmc Aug 28 8:34pm GMT
- TED Prize "Give half the planet back to animals."Biologist E.O. Wilson outlines his provocative “Half Earth” theory @eol: http://t.co/VUee5BacKA Aug 27 5:35pm GMT
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