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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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"We need to empower people to remember the compassionate ethos." – Karen Armstrong https://t.co/PZnJNVpTFA @TheCharter
TED Prize 23 Mar
TED Prize winner @rajpanjabi is among one of @FortuneMagazine's greatest leaders this year: https://t.co/LLQn4zNi3D
TED Prize 23 Mar
What do a melted typewriter, prosthetic leg & a smallpox goddess have in common? They've inspired TED Prize wishes: https://t.co/mva3UNPYY0
TED Prize 23 Mar
RT @indyfromspace: Amazing day at @Global_Xplorer we had @donttrythis come visit and check out in progress work. https://t.co/bYgegyCVTD
TED Prize 23 Mar
“There’s something very personal about improving the lives of humans.” – Robert Fischell https://t.co/sE9aKjO6nl
TED Prize 22 Mar