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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Volcanoes, tongue twisters, & a tree octopus. Lorraine Schneiter shares favorite lessons as a @SchoolinCloud Granny: http://t.co/nTpTfUdcSb
TED Prize 22 May
Dave Isay gives the @nytimes a look into the @StoryCorps office: "A Place to Collect Stories, Not Admire the View" http://t.co/aWFH89yuQk
TED Prize 22 May
What are #AnonymousCompanies anyway? This FAQ shows how they work & why @Charmian's TED Prize wish seeks to end them. http://t.co/FYR46KkgQv
TED Prize 21 May
"Her Deepness" Sylvia Earle is one of "8 Badass Environmentalists You Should Know" by @HuffPostWomen: http://t.co/e55KGsRlsX @MissionBlue
TED Prize 21 May
@TEDxSydney, we're so excited you're using the @StoryCorps app to record your community's stories. Keep us posted! http://t.co/uW8CEhgzam
TED Prize 21 May