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The TED Prize is awarded annually to a leader with a creative, bold wish to spark global change. By investing $1 million in a powerful idea every year, the TED Prize accelerates progress toward solving some of the world's most pressing problems.

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India is racing to get a billion people online & initiatives like @schoolincloud are running with it: https://t.co/fonZz7uZjG
TED Prize 30 Aug
Help space archaeologist @indyfromspace find ancient sites in Peru! Sign up to be a beta user of @Global_Xplorer: https://t.co/eY8Ep8Ovy3
TED Prize 30 Aug
"We need to empower people to remember the compassionate ethos." – Karen Armstrong https://t.co/PZnJNVpTFA @TheCharter
TED Prize 29 Aug
RT @JRart: The @InsideOutProj pasting on the stairs of the Favela of Providencia ! https://t.co/tjfmy5ph9a
TED Prize 29 Aug
“Every piece stolen, every piece destroyed is us losing pieces of our shared human identity.” https://t.co/XDtDHHxKGs @drshow @indyfromspace
TED Prize 26 Aug