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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Bipartisan bill introduced to Congress seeks transparency of shell companies. Huge win for @Global_Witness! https://t.co/oYnZUhwhnB
TED Prize 5 Feb
David Gruber explains how he searches the sea for glow-in-the-dark #sharks https://t.co/ZtrmpMbtCY Great talk from the @MissionBlue voyage
TED Prize 5 Feb
8 legal loopholes that make hiding dirty money far too easy: https://t.co/PYCbdepUIr @Global_Witness works to end anonymous companies.
TED Prize 5 Feb
This hilarious excerpt from #TheGreatListen involves missing dentures and a disgruntled neighbor: Listen now: https://t.co/WiMrxwZowi
TED Prize 4 Feb
The Rwandan govt and TED Prize winner @AIMS_Next sign an agreement to strengthen the scientific community in Rwanda: https://t.co/dSQK5H8naD
TED Prize 4 Feb