TED Prize

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.

TED Prize news

See all TED Prize news

Watch Talks by TED Prize winners

See all Talks by TED Prize winners

Prize-winning wishes

Discover the extraordinary ideas the TED Prize has supported over the years.

Participate in a wish

Learn how to offer your support to turn a cutting-edge idea into a reality.

About the TED Prize

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



@TEDPrize on twitter

Ocean photographer @tompeschak captures stunning sea creatures we rarely see up close: https://t.co/N6cyXzB9IC @MissionBlue
TED Prize 15 Dec
Innovator & Prize winner @Sugatam is a rock star educator for thinking beyond tests & textbooks: https://t.co/JMyB2Cr4cv @schoolincloud
TED Prize 15 Dec
What is life like for an archaeologist in the field? Sarah Parcak explains on her @NatGeoExplorers blog: https://t.co/mplTMxHpDj
TED Prize 14 Dec
Honor a loved one this holiday season with the @StoryCorps app. Preserve your memories for generations to come: https://t.co/myUxmrJ5p2
TED Prize 14 Dec
How is climate change threatening the livelihood of Kiribati's people? President Tong explains: https://t.co/nrNQ9lKcOh @MissionBlue
TED Prize 13 Dec