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.

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What kind of wish can TED Prize winner @indyfromspace dream up with archaeology, satellites, & $1million? She reveals next week at #TED2016.
TED Prize 11 Feb
How easy is it to hide dirty money? @Global_Witness explains how they went undercover to find the truth: https://t.co/SEWT9hRpZO @Medium
TED Prize 11 Feb
TED Prize winner Sarah Parcak has made some cool friends on her journey to #TED2016. Watch her on @colbertlateshow: https://t.co/gDXe14wRcL
TED Prize 11 Feb
Sarah Parcak will reveal her wish at #TED2016 along with updates from two previous prize winners. Who could they be? https://t.co/8vDKXirHb9
TED Prize 10 Feb
Wonder what our newest #TEDPrize winner Sarah Parcak wishes for the world? Sign up for updates on her wish: https://t.co/imung3f1Lr
TED Prize 10 Feb