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The TED Prize is awarded annually to a leader with a creative, bold wish to spark global change. By investing $1 million in a powerful idea every year, the TED Prize accelerates progress toward solving some of the world's most pressing problems.

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TED Prize 21 Oct
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TED Prize 20 Oct
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TED Prize 20 Oct
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TED Prize 19 Oct
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TED Prize 19 Oct