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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Ready for #MothersDay? Words of wisdom from mothers, recorded at @StoryCorps: http://t.co/Wr63hDnjkF via @TEDNews http://t.co/kdf3TZu2y2
TED Prize 6 May
An interview tour through @DaveIsay's workspace: "A Place to Collect Stories, Not Admire the View" http://t.co/aWFH89yuQk via @nytimes
TED Prize 6 May
This week's #BigQChallenge posed by author @kennethcdavis: Why do we have political parties? http://t.co/eNizUKjFek @SkypeClassroom #edchat
TED Prize 6 May
Hey @TEDx! Interview a mentor using the new @StoryCorps app. The best clips will be featured on the @TEDWomen stage: http://t.co/TQzLHSBqv8
TED Prize 5 May
RT @SkypeClassroom: As we get ready for #UKElections, invite students to debate political parties w/ @schoolincloud’s #BigQChallenge: http:…
TED Prize 5 May