Programs & initiatives
TED's mission of "Ideas Worth Spreading" reaches far beyond the conference and video series, encompassing a variety of projects and initiatives that leverage the power of ideas.
TED Talks is our flagship video series of great talks and performances, filmed at TED conferences, independent TEDx events and on other stages worldwide.
At TED Conferences, speakers appear on the main stage to give 18-minute talks and shorter presentations, including music, performance and comedy.
The TEDx program lets individuals, organizations and communities worldwide hold local, independent TED-like events. To date, more than 13,000 TEDx events have been held in 150 countries.
TED Fellows Program
The TED Fellows program invites innovators from around the globe to become part of the TED community, and amplifies the impact of their remarkable work.
The TED Translator program invites volunteers worldwide to subtitle TED Talks. To date, over 38,000 volunteers have created more than 180,000 translations in 100+ languages.
TED-Ed offers original, animated video lessons — to watch online or use in the classroom. Educators can use the TED-Ed website to take any video and build a customized lesson around it.
TED en Español
Discover TED Talks in the Spanish language. TED en Español is designed to develop content and community in the Spanish-speaking world.
بالعربي TED | TEDinArabic
TEDinArabic is a global platform designed to identify and amplify original voices and TED content from the Arabic-speaking world. Created in partnership with Qatar Foundation.
The Audacious Project
The Audacious Project is a collaborative experiment to put bold ideas for social change into action, by funding them at scale.
The TED Institute helps organizations unlock institutional knowledge and surface innovative thinking.
The TED Partnerships team works with the world's leading corporations and foundations to connect the TED content and audience to their missions.
TED Audio Collective
TED brings ideas worth spreading to the world of audio, with a growing collection of original podcasts.
TED Circles is an open platform of small groups that meet for conversations about ideas.
TED Talks in the English classroom
With National Geographic Learning programs with TED Talks, learners of English experience their world through the stories, ideas, photography and video of National Geographic and TED.
Master the skills of TED speakers with TED Masterclass. TED's official public speaking course will teach you how to identify, develop and share your best ideas with the world, either as an individual, a business or an educational organization.
TED Talks reimagined for workplace learning: includes powerful talks with practical tools to activate ideas in your organization.
The TED Residency program was an incubator for breakthrough ideas. It was free and open to all via a semiannual competitive application. Each Resident developed a TED Talk and delivered it on a TED stage.
The TED Prize was born out of the visions offered onstage at the TED Conference for how change can happen in the world, one idea at a time.