TED Prize

The TED Prize is awarded to an individual with a creative, bold vision to spark global change. By leveraging the TED community’s resources and investing $1 million into a powerful idea, each year the TED Prize supports one wish to inspire the world.

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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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.@StoryCorps' latest #podcast features retired Marine, & the voice of #Bambi. Listen now, then record your own story: http://t.co/tX7cjEzJXw
TED Prize 4 Aug
Sugata Mitra is carrying out a global experiment into SOLE. @Guardian explores his work w/ @SchoolinCloud and Skype: http://t.co/K5gULqHCQn
TED Prize 4 Aug
HT @Global_Witness: @nytimes shows challenges of "following the money" to fight #MoneyLaundering: http://t.co/PzggTo2kQw #AnonymousCompanies
TED Prize 4 Aug
Accepting his '08 #TEDPrize, Dave Eggers asks the community to personally, creatively engage w/ local public schools: http://t.co/mfIqCoP23n
TED Prize 3 Aug
#TEDPrize winner Sugata Mitra on @SchoolinCloud & power of self-organized learning around the world: http://t.co/SmboeWnIFV via @guardian
TED Prize 3 Aug