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 @TEDxYouthOmaha: The @TEDPrize-winning @StoryCorps Mobile Booth will be in Omaha in April! http://t.co/ZE5BxiNcmC http://t.co/gaO5NTheLQ
TED Prize 1 Apr
RT @PerreaultMag: APRIL | MAY 2015 is released! Dr @SylviaEarle is our Woman With A Cause. Steve Lock is our Artist. And so much more! http…
TED Prize 1 Apr
What does your class think? "How do we adapt to accommodate the rising number of old folks?" http://t.co/eNizUKjFek #BigQChallenge #Aging
TED Prize 1 Apr
Who should win the next #TEDPrize? There are a few days left to submit your applications for 2016. Nominate now: http://t.co/lfXaHyRwnO
TED Prize 1 Apr
RT @SkypeClassroom: Teachers & students: it's your turn to ask the Big Questions! #bigqchallenge http://t.co/1obz4SPZYJ via @schoolincloud …
TED Prize 1 Apr