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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Musings from a “Male Granny”: a retired British schoolteacher in France spends his free time Skyping with children in India
David Swancott is a retired biology teacher who lives an hour southeast of Bordeaux, France. He... Sep 25, 2014
The Washington Post reports on a TED Prize wish: Charmian Gooch’s campaign to end anonymous companies
On 25 September, the Washington Post published an in-depth article about how corporate law can... Sep 25, 2014
“Skype Grannies” convene in London with 2013 TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra
Best-known for his hole-in-the-wall computer scheme – which put Internet-connected PCs into the... Sep 23, 2014
New Jersey’s finest: an interview with Joe Jamison, a champion of self-organized learning
Fifth grade teacher Joe Jamison – or “Mr. J” as he is affectionately called by his students – is... Sep 19, 2014
“Why does hair grow?” 2013 TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra talks about the future of learning on “The Educators,” a BBC Radio 4 program
2013 TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra, the man behind the School in the Cloud, imagines a future... Sep 17, 2014
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- TED Prize 'Humanity arose as an accident of evolution' - E.O.Wilson chases the 'Great Riddle' Of Human Existence in new book: http://t.co/O6ghPYTLWM Oct 01 5:08pm GMT
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- TED Prize Earth has lost half of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says @WWF @guardian #Climate2014 @MissionBlue: http://t.co/MCLsJLwwgw Sep 30 5:20pm GMT
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