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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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.

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TED Prize winner @JRart uses his art on the eve of #COP21 to call for climate change solutions: https://t.co/0dfWn1SfTL
TED Prize 30 Nov
New tech is key in preserving our past. Sarah Parcak uses satellite imagery to find lost artifacts: https://t.co/L5kT4HNH52 @AlJazeera
TED Prize 30 Nov
Having a real conversation during a hectic Thanksgiving can be hard. @StoryCorps found a solution: https://t.co/SS6IhQ1Hpz @TechCrunch
TED Prize 30 Nov
"SOLE has inspired me to push myself to develop & let children lead the way," -Amy Leigh Hope: https://t.co/cn4sKJruN2 @schoolincloud
TED Prize 30 Nov
Load up your interviews for #TheGreatListen. Your stories are becoming a part of history: https://t.co/m69BID622H
TED Prize 29 Nov