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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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What learning at the edge of chaos looks like

Normally, “Skype Granny” Lesley Keast  lives in Spain and appears as a giant face on a screen in the School in the Cloud learning lab in Gocharan, India. But in the days before...
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Why nominate someone else for the TED Prize? Because they might win! Here's 5 reasons to nominate someone you admire https://t.co/dBnGX3rpqr
TED Prize 26 Jul
Ocean conservationist @SylviaEarle says women are needed to solve the ocean's biggest problem: https://t.co/EWTAdyPsZ4 @MissionBlue
TED Prize 26 Jul
India is racing to get a billion people online & initiatives like @schoolincloud are running with it: https://t.co/fonZz7uZjG
TED Prize 25 Jul
What was your favorite summer vacation? Use the @StoryCorps app to record & archive your summer memories: https://t.co/myUxmrJ5p2
TED Prize 25 Jul
Sarah Parcak says Peru is still a great site for exploring, even after Machu Pichu's discovery 105 yrs ago today! https://t.co/X7QchwCtcu
TED Prize 24 Jul