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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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Who owns 221 Baker Street? @Global_Witness explores how shady individuals are using anonymous companies in London: https://t.co/5UXsCaihuZ
TED Prize 26 Sep
Women are Needed to Help Solve the Ocean’s Biggest Problem: Ignorance https://t.co/eEmswOqxKV @unfoundation
TED Prize 26 Sep
RT @StoryCorps: 9-year-old Aidan Sykes had some important questions to ask his father, Albert. Watch #WhoWeAre with @Upworthy. https://t.co
TED Prize 26 Sep
“There’s something very personal about improving the lives of humans.” – Robert Fischell https://t.co/sE9aKjO6nl
TED Prize 23 Sep
TED Prize winner and ocean conservationist @SylviaEarle introduces @POTUS to the Obama fish: https://t.co/xEfTGBswD2
TED Prize 22 Sep