TED Prize

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.

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About the TED Prize

The TED Prize gives a visionary leader the chance to dream bigger, awarding $1 million dollars to an imaginative and high-impact wish for the world.


Nominate an extraordinary individual—or yourself—to envision and execute a high-impact project that can spur global change.

@TEDPrize on twitter

"Skype Grannies" meet their grandkids: This week, @schoolincloud mediators travel to India to visit #SOLE labs: https://t.co/8cUhRPNDYw
TED Prize 9 Feb
Closing these 8 legal loopholes can stop shady businesses from thriving, according to @Global_Witness: https://t.co/PYCbdepUIr
TED Prize 8 Feb
What happens when the founders of StoryCorps and Humans of New York interview each other? https://t.co/jSLh31q0AL @StoryCorps
TED Prize 8 Feb
Bipartisan bill introduced to Congress seeks transparency of shell companies. Huge win for @Global_Witness! https://t.co/oYnZUhwhnB
TED Prize 5 Feb
David Gruber explains how he searches the sea for glow-in-the-dark #sharks https://t.co/ZtrmpMbtCY Great talk from the @MissionBlue voyage
TED Prize 5 Feb