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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A new book from space economist Alex MacDonald explores a burgeoning economic market: outerspace. https://t.co/AaCMDgg1Oa
TED Fellows 27 Jul
TED Fellows share who they are and what they do – from quantum physics to investigative journalism. https://t.co/vbQJJdFCnw
TED Fellows 27 Jul
At the 2016 Olympics, chef @davidhertz will turn leftover food into meals for local communities in Rio de Janeiro. https://t.co/2cRQoZPZ43
TED Fellows 26 Jul
War photographer @anastasiatl wonders whether it is possible to truly communicate the experience of war. https://t.co/sYUAO0oC75
TED Fellows 26 Jul
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