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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 triggered past TED Prize projects? Winners share objects that inspired them to dream: https://t.co/mva3UNPYY0
TED Prize 24 Jul
A 'small doctor' with a big heart & other inspirational Liberians share their dreams & aspirations: https://t.co/RdJnDMToY1 @lastmilehealth
TED Prize 24 Jul
How can we curb our addiction to plastic? Here's some small steps to make big changes: https://t.co/eU0wJAFAJN @SylviaEarle @MissionBlue
TED Prize 21 Jul
Ocean conservationist & TED Prize winner @SylviaEarle offers insights and life advice in @MensJournal: https://t.co/LZ2IL72igG @MissionBlue
TED Prize 20 Jul
Tomb raiders are stealing our cultural history, but digital satellites may help stop it. https://t.co/iMigVL7nGC @NatGeoMag
TED Prize 19 Jul