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.

@TEDPrize on twitter

RT @MissionBlue: HUGE NEWS for #OceanOptimism! @UN takes landmark step for high seas #biodiversity agreement: http://t.co/gcAUw2pHXC
TED Prize 7 Jul
RT @schoolincloud: A glimpse into the @TEDPrize SOLE at Chandrakona yesterday. #SOLECentral http://t.co/jgLqKzKuiB
TED Prize 7 Jul
The Global Compassion Summit July 7-9 will feature #TEDPrize winner @KarenAnchorite. Learn more: http://t.co/QPHP6A5f3y via @HuffPostImpact
TED Prize 7 Jul
Revisit this @StoryCorps classic animation before downloading their new app: https://t.co/myUxmrJ5p2 https://t.co/3UdyI9aiKf
TED Prize 7 Jul
“Shell companies are widely used by terrorist & criminal organizations to both disguise & finance their activities.” https://t.co/WXlivjrrx9
TED Prize 6 Jul