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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10 objects that inspired a TED Prize wish

The object JR selected? A melted typewriter, from a police station in Tunisia that was ransacked by protestors during Arab Spring. He calls it a “poignant symbol of the Arab Sp...
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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.

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RT @nytimes: App City: Collecting Human Voices With a StoryCorps App http://t.co/CcqwdDckYb
TED Prize 30 Mar
Interview insights by @daveisay: "During a @StoryCorps interview, you're creating a sense of who a human being is." http://t.co/yZG6fB7XA9
TED Prize 30 Mar
We're extending the 2016 #TEDPrize deadline to 4/5. Nominate someone (or yourself!) this week: http://t.co/gu4XPSidJy http://t.co/TTYaHaZ8g3
TED Prize 30 Mar
RT @jamieoliver: Guys, check out #TEDPrize winner @daveisay "I wish to collect the wisdom of humanity" @StoryCorps inspiring stuff! http://
TED Prize 30 Mar
Have a world changing wish? We're extending the #TEDPrize deadline one week, to 4/5. Learn what makes a good winner: http://t.co/vhIblhCE3T
TED Prize 30 Mar