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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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
The future of education: Sugata Mitra on self-organized learning
By Sugata Mitra, 2013 TED Prize winner Schools need to please parents. If they don’t, parents... Jul 09, 2014
Why you should care about Beethoven: A talented trumpeter makes his case
By Stanford Thompson, Sistema Fellow, Class of 2010 The Sistema Fellows Program, inspired by the... Jul 07, 2014
How much are you prepared to reveal? TED Prize winner Charmian Gooch on the difference between corporate privacy and secrecy
Secrecy is often used as a legal shield to cover up illegal actions by businesses.... Jul 01, 2014
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- TED Prize RT @TEDNews: Why TED takes two weeks off every summer: http://t.co/WIDb2wu8Bi Jul 21 3:21pm GMT
- TED Prize This is what a single drop of seawater looks like when magnified @MissionBlue (photo by David Liittschwager): http://t.co/kQ19PQzivn Jul 18 2:29pm GMT
- TED Prize Sheer joy as Brooklyn kids take turns posing for the @InsideOutProj photo booth truck @JRart: http://t.co/Xe153yKkDz http://t.co/94XnkIe7zN Jul 17 8:03pm GMT
- TED Prize RT @MissionBlue: Coming August 15! Netflix will be releasing our Mission Blue Film -streaming to 56 different countries! We hope... http:/… Jul 16 7:59pm GMT
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