TED Fellows Program

The TED Fellows program provides transformational support to an international community of 400 visionaries who collaborate across disciplines to create positive change around the world. More about the TED Fellows program

About the Fellows program

Learn how the TED Fellows program supports and connects global visionaries who have shown outstanding accomplishment and exceptional courage.

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We are looking for the next generation of innovators who have demonstrated remarkable accomplishment and potential to positively affect the world. Learn how you can join this group of extraordinary thinkers and doers.

Meet the Fellows

Get to know our global network of innovators and trailblazers and learn more about their remarkable work.


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TED Fellows reflect on the impact the program has had on their lives, and give some advice on who should apply. https://t.co/2YJ6sZdCcq
TED Fellows 25 Jul
This gorgeous new book celebrates 8 years of TED Fellows. https://t.co/EGeyafcADP
TED Fellows 25 Jul
A stunning new portrait series of survivors of war comments on the universal pain of humanity. https://t.co/a4Cnc0qmUB
TED Fellows 24 Jul
Would you lend a total stranger $500? Bank's won't either. This app uses mobile data to build a financial identity. https://t.co/Whwe5Qii75
TED Fellows 24 Jul
Artist @sanfordbiggers responds to racial violence -- walking the fine line between poetic and provocative. https://t.co/l5B0HqSryd
TED Fellows 23 Jul