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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New @schoolincloud post: Teachers & students, now it's your turn to ask Big Questions! #bigqchallenge #solecentral http://t.co/WFM7xvVc6z
TED Prize 31 Mar
@SugataM: "What if we gave our students goal-oriented challenges, allowing them to solve problems on their own?" http://t.co/aORtyvIMG0
TED Prize 31 Mar
RT @BrianLehrer: .@daveisay of @StoryCorps is here, taking calls for the first time (according to him): http://t.co/iZbuYjUwjB
TED Prize 31 Mar
RT @BrianLehrer: Now: @StoryCorps' @daveisay on the project's latest innovation: http://t.co/QqyG4SqQhF
TED Prize 31 Mar
RT @MAYA_Design: What if your great-great-grandkids could know you through your voice & story? Capture moments forever @StoryCorps app http…
TED Prize 31 Mar