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The TED Prize is awarded annually to a leader with a creative, bold wish to spark global change. By investing $1 million in a powerful idea every year, the TED Prize accelerates progress toward solving some of the world's most pressing problems.

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The TED Prize helps visionary leaders dream bigger, with $1 million to support a high-impact idea.


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Help space archaeologist @indyfromspace find ancient sites in Peru! Sign up to be a beta user of @Global_Xplorer: https://t.co/DFYMTqFb4M
TED Prize 27 Oct
Can we save our oceans? Ben Halpern offers 5 reasons for why it might be okay to be an ocean optimist: https://t.co/iUhXT9XVoW @MissionBlue
TED Prize 27 Oct
RT @StoryCorps: We can celebrate difference in this country. That’s #WhoWeAre. Yusor Abu-Salha reflects on being American. https://t.co/UKy
TED Prize 27 Oct
“A year ago, I stood on this stage with a dream." @daveisay reminds #TED2016 about the power of listening: https://t.co/BLZNb1vyUi
TED Prize 27 Oct
Here are 7 @TEDTalks that anticipated history and were ahead of their time, including two TED Prize winners: https://t.co/cbTtKKWmFo
TED Prize 26 Oct