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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Announcing our TED Prize 2015 winner: Dave Isay of StoryCorps
“I’m a storyteller.” It’s a sentence that can be found in a wide variety of TED Talks — because,... Nov 17, 2014
What would you like to learn today? Building a center for research into Self-Organized Learning
Picture a classroom teacher without a lesson plan — a teacher who instead asks students an... Nov 12, 2014
A mecca for educational research opens in the UK: an interview with Newcastle University’s James Stanfield
This week, Newcastle University in the United Kingdom opened SOLE Central, a new global hub for... Nov 11, 2014
8 ideas for the future of cities
In 2012, the TED Prize was awarded to an idea: The City2.0, a place to celebrate actions taken... Oct 24, 2014
Charmian Gooch unveils the Great Ripoff Map at TEDGlobal, showing the impact of corruption
In March, anti-corruption activist Charmian Gooch stood on the TED stage in Vancouver to make a... Oct 08, 2014
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@TEDPrize on Twitter
- TED Prize #TEDPrize winner Dave Isay recommends 10 questions to ask your family around the #Thanksgiving table. http://t.co/4mbjSgNphS @StoryCorps Nov 25 7:58pm GMT
- TED Prize Inspired by @SchoolinCloud, this solar kiosk brings Internet to areas in need of teachers. http://t.co/gKmrh7arWu @FastCoExist #hellohub Nov 25 3:31pm GMT
- TED Prize "One pair of hands tells the time, many hands make history." Join The Human Clock! http://t.co/oLLBlAkfip @TEDxAms http://t.co/jIm0BXNruo Nov 24 9:10pm GMT
- TED Prize A @schoolincloud "Skype Granny" spoke at the #SOLECentral launch, a new home for #TEDPrize winner @Sugatam's research http://t.co/cUID0qhasU Nov 24 5:56pm GMT
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