TED Prize

The TED Prize is awarded to an individual with a creative, bold vision to spark global change. By leveraging the TED community’s resources and investing $1 million into a powerful idea, each year the TED Prize supports one wish to inspire the world.

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An interview with my mom

This week, I interviewed my mom, editor Jane Isay. I hope that our conversation will inspire you to record an interview with or about your mom using the StoryCorps app. Photo: ...
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About the TED Prize

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@TEDPrize on twitter

RT @StoryCorps: Our founder & president, Dave Isay, talks with the @nytimes about founding #StoryCorps. http://t.co/6gubXl9zy0 http://t.co
TED Prize 4 May
.@nytimes: A look inside the office of #TEDPrize winner @DaveIsay: "A Place to Collect Stories, Not Admire the View" http://t.co/aWFH89yuQk
TED Prize 4 May
An exciting visit by @SugataM & UK principals to New Delhi's @SchoolinCloud learning lab. Learn more: http://t.co/IlivPTcKe2 #SOLECentral
TED Prize 4 May
From @Charmian & @Global_Witness, a spotlight on fighting corruption 1 yr as a #TEDPrize winner: http://t.co/KHUiRiTS2D #AnonymousCompanies
TED Prize 4 May
RT @Phaidon: Watch @JRart reveal the thinking behind his cool @nytimes cover http://t.co/hKvurq6eKx http://t.co/yXYWGU8hbV
TED Prize 1 May