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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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The TED Prize helps visionary leaders dream bigger, with $1 million to support a high-impact idea.


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Deep inside the Sunderbans, @schoolincloud lets children learn at the edge of chaos: https://t.co/XohYtuiTKP
TED Prize 17 Feb
You don't find your calling, you fight for it. @daveisay offers 7 lessons for finding meaningful work: https://t.co/Wz6TqQ0V2v
TED Prize 17 Feb
Why #AnonymousCompanies are a huge risk for investors: https://t.co/JV6DKoMaxS @Global_Witness
TED Prize 16 Feb
A deeper dive into @indyfromspace's work reminds us why 'space archaeology' really matters: @SmithsonianMag https://t.co/l860Gyrjt1
TED Prize 16 Feb
“There’s something very personal about improving the lives of humans.” – Robert Fischell https://t.co/sE9aKjO6nl
TED Prize 15 Feb