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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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What does standing up to hate look like? These @StoryCorps interviews offer insight & inspiration: https://t.co/iXjBCfP4yZ
TED Prize 27 Feb
How can we combat ocean plastics? On 3/1 at 1pm ET, join @SylviaEarle and @MissionBlue for a twitter chat. #moreoceanlessplastic
TED Prize 27 Feb
RT @StoryCorps: Judge Michael John Ryan’s difficult youth shaped who he is as a dad. #ICYMI on @MorningEdition, listen: https://t.co/EXEMzn
TED Prize 24 Feb
Know a leader who has a creative solution to a global problem? Nominate them for the TED Prize today: https://t.co/1iqlv5aHF0
TED Prize 23 Feb
How are archaeologists preserving Peru's ancient sites? @NatGeo takes a closer look: https://t.co/BwlykaieQ9https://t.co/sKTRj4Ow3z
TED Prize 23 Feb