The TED Prize is awarded annually to an individual with a creative, bold vision to spark global change. By leveraging the TED community’s resources and investing $1 million in a powerful idea, the TED Prize supports one wish to inspire the world each year.
The Panama Papers exposed rich and powerful people hiding vast amounts of money in offshore accounts. But what does it all mean? Robert Palmer speaks on behalf of Global Witness, our 2014 TED Prize.
The Vikings described a place called Vinland — a mysterious “land of wine.” But where was it? TED Prize winner Sarah Parcak shares how her team used satellite imagery to search in eastern Canada.
On 60 Minutes and in The New York Times, 2014 TED Prize winner Charmian Gooch shows just how easy it can be to bring dirty money into the US. In an undercover investigation, 12 of 13 prominent New York lawyers offered advice for hiding suspect funds.
Stephen Colbert asked a key question of 2016 TED Prize winner Sarah Parcak when she appeared on his show: “Aren’t you putting people like Indiana Jones out of business?”