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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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Here are 7 @TEDTalks that anticipated history and were ahead of their time, including two TED Prize winners: https://t.co/cbTtKKWmFo
TED Prize 22 Sep
How can we breakdown plastics for a more sustainable future? Like this: https://t.co/2BNnwwvQy0 #moreoceanlessplastic
TED Prize 21 Sep
Make healthy eating and cooking a part of this new season and a habit for life. @jamieoliver https://t.co/cCZWXe1qb7
TED Prize 21 Sep
Forget shovels, archaeologists can now find ancient sites from space. https://t.co/ioemM1Ccbb @indyfromspace @Global_Xplorer
TED Prize 20 Sep
With the Community Health Academy, this work can be "a renowned, empowered profession like nurses and doctors.” —Raj Panjabi #Goalkeepers17
TED Prize 20 Sep