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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An interview with my mom

This week, I interviewed my mom, editor Jane Isay. I hope that our conversation will inspire you to record an interview with or about your mom using the StoryCorps app. Photo: ...
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About the TED Prize

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A step-by-step guide to teaching football players with self-organized learning. http://t.co/hx1GXtQu8o @SchoolinCloud #SOLEcentral
TED Prize 24 Apr
NEW BLOG by @Global_Witness: The Alleged #flashcrash Trader Used Anonymously Owned Companies. http://t.co/DYNk6HvUqZ #AnonymousCompanies
TED Prize 24 Apr
Timelapse: "A Walker in the City" by @JRart. http://t.co/hbgP1Zs5Ci via @nytvideo @nytimes
TED Prize 24 Apr
RT @StoryCorps: "Don’t judge your life by the people who love you; judge your life by the people you love." - Jane Isay. Listen here: http:…
TED Prize 24 Apr
HT @StoryCorps: "The simple act of being interviewed could mean so much to people" Dave Isay, talks w/ @Upworthy. http://t.co/VZVx1Jgy9x
TED Prize 23 Apr