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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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
Sheer joy as Brooklyn students take turns posing for the Inside Out photo booth truck
What began as a humid day threatening thunderstorms transformed into sheer joy as students... Jul 17, 2014
More than just football: the Netherlands is big on compassion, too
Peter Leslie, a teacher at Orion Lyceum in Breda, Netherlands and a native of the Bahamas, is... Jul 16, 2014
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- 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
- TED Prize RT @Global_Witness: Corporations are people, so what if people were corporations? Intriguing thought experiment in @washingtonpost: http:… Aug 27 3:15pm GMT
- TED Prize The #ocean can be the ultimate playground. Watch this mesmerizing video of surfers on Oahu's North Shore #MissionBlue:http://t.co/a3E4T2uWLZ Aug 25 1:54pm GMT
- TED Prize Should you stop eating fish? We interviewed our favorite oceanographer and here's what she had to say: http://t.co/DRN3jwKWE8 @MissionBlue Aug 20 4:08pm GMT
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