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

The TED Prize gives a visionary leader the chance to dream bigger, awarding $1 million dollars to an imaginative and high-impact wish for the world.


Nominate an extraordinary individual—or yourself—to envision and execute a high-impact project that can spur global change.

@TEDPrize on twitter

RT @Phaidon: Watch @JRart reveal the thinking behind his cool @nytimes cover http://t.co/hKvurq6eKx http://t.co/yXYWGU8hbV
TED Prize 1 May
Follow 2013 #TEDPrize wish @SchoolinCloud to hear the latest on classrooms using self-organized learning globally. https://t.co/xSw46zi0JW
TED Prize 1 May
Ocean researcher Sylvia Earle shares her 2009 #TEDPrize wish: to protect the blue heart of the planet. http://t.co/WQBa16uINZ @MissionBlue
TED Prize 1 May
RT @InnovateMySchl: How to use #SOLE in your school http://t.co/eQOZHxZlQE by Sally Rix of @schoolincloud #pedagogy http://t.co/gFGxp6Wux3
TED Prize 30 Apr
#MothersDay is coming! Listen to 2015 #TEDPrize winner @DaveIsay interview his mother, Jane Isay, about life & love. http://t.co/Pn6t1oSwGM
TED Prize 30 Apr