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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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President Tong reminds us how climate change is threatening the livelihood of Kiribati's people: https://t.co/nrNQ9lKcOh @MissionBlue
TED Prize 27 Jun
What triggered past TED Prize projects? Winners share objects that inspired them to dream: https://t.co/mva3UNPYY0
TED Prize 27 Jun
How does your family celebrate #Eid2017? Preserve your memories & traditions with the @StoryCorps app: https://t.co/ziwRXFkwJL
TED Prize 26 Jun
RT @aspenideas: "The cost of inaction is much higher than cost of action" in global health security explains @rajpanjabi at #SpotlightHealth
TED Prize 23 Jun
RT @ideasxlab: Community health workers r critical... Big Q - will we b conscious of those who r vulnerable in areas of risk? #AspenIdeas #…
TED Prize 23 Jun