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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TED Prize 28 Nov
RT @APSouthRegion: Students record struggles, triumphs, of elders for StoryCorp project: https://t.co/Ru05Rd4aCT #TheGreatListen https://t.…
TED Prize 28 Nov
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TED Prize 28 Nov
It's not over yet! #TheGreatListen is going on all weekend. Interview an elder, friend, or someone you admire: https://t.co/m69BID622H
TED Prize 28 Nov
Keep them coming! We're itching to hear your family traditions, & memories. Add your voice to #TheGreatListen: https://t.co/N2LSgXVNdS
TED Prize 27 Nov