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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RT @MissionBlue: The @GillsClub interviewed @SylviaEarle about #ocean exploration, conservation & how to help: http://t.co/7WhRDlduXc http:…
TED Prize 31 Jul
RT @AishaBowden: And to think, it all started with a dream and a gift. Thanks @TEDPrize & @necmusic! #vivasistema https://t.co/bmpD0PI5oH
TED Prize 30 Jul
WATCH: @Common supports @ATLmusicproject to help make music for social good! http://t.co/v3peViDslM @ElSistemaUSA https://t.co/be7wdoL76W
TED Prize 30 Jul
Mystery on Banker St: This Brutal Kazakh official linked to £147m London property empire. @Global_Witness reveals: http://t.co/psPMlUlB6N
TED Prize 30 Jul
RT @Global_Witness How are civil society & biz working together to fight shell companies, $ laundering & tax evasion? http://t.co/IHZHsgShLb
TED Prize 29 Jul