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 @teachpitch: @Sugatam explains how the 2013 #TED prize enabled him to start the self organised #learning system @schoolincloud:) http://
TED Prize 1 Jul
An Extraordinary #HopeSpot: Sylvia Earle on 20th anniv of Cabo Pulmo Marine Park & our ocean's future http://t.co/IUr1Wvlgfj @MissionBlue
TED Prize 1 Jul
New @StoryCorps Short "A More Perfect Union" celebrates one woman's role in the #CivilRights movement. Watch here: http://t.co/egKd1j9gnC
TED Prize 30 Jun
Choosing to Leave Private School for a Self-Directed Journey, inspired by Sugata Mitra http://t.co/8HjiTIs5DO via @HuffPostEdu #SOLECentral
TED Prize 30 Jun
Watch #TEDPrize winner Charmian Gooch, co-founder of @Global_Witness, on #anonymouscompanies by @IBAnews: https://t.co/LMThYVqxKR
TED Prize 30 Jun