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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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2017 TED Prize winner @rajpanjabi explains why we need community health workers to stop future outbreaks: https://t.co/rtpoL3QHqW
TED Prize 24 May
You don't find your calling, you fight for it. @daveisay offers 7 lessons for finding meaningful work: https://t.co/Wz6TqQiwr5
TED Prize 24 May
RT @harvardmed: “Selfless acts give us─caregivers─the power to change the world.” ─@rajpanjabi, @TEDPrize winner and 2015 Class Day Speaker…
TED Prize 24 May
Why nominate someone else for the TED Prize? Because they might win! Here's 5 reasons to nominate someone you admire https://t.co/dBnGX3rpqr
TED Prize 23 May
How are archaeologists preserving Peru's ancient sites? @NatGeo takes a closer look in Lima: https://t.co/BwlykaieQ9 @Global_Xplorer
TED Prize 23 May