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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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U.S. Congress is split on a lot of issues but they're rallying together to fight anonymous companies https://t.co/QpsejseIqR @Global_Witness
TED Prize 16 Aug
Educators – help your students make history this fall with the @StoryCorps app. Learn about #TheGreatListen today: https://t.co/otSLF7A04q
TED Prize 15 Aug
RT @SkollFoundation: "I’ve been to districts where people walked for two days to get to a clinic." @rajpanjabi @lastmilehealth https://t.…
TED Prize 15 Aug
RT @BillGates: By any measure, @rajpanjabi is a global health hero. His work to close “the last mile” is remarkable. https://t.co/mLERGX9F0b
TED Prize 15 Aug
RT @NatGeo: Sometimes archaeology means sitting at a computer and studying satellite images one by one https://t.co/fRAGcZECwY
TED Prize 15 Aug