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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 past has valuable lessons to teach us — all we need to do is take the time to listen to them." – @indyfromspace https://t.co/CKKZU5AElf
TED Prize 23 Aug
"It’s possible to get through this adolescent phase of our technology." @jilltarter speaks to @people: https://t.co/OTcOfsALPg
TED Prize 23 Aug
A reef in Olowalu, Maui is deemed @MissionBlue's latest #HopeSpot. Here's why it's integral to our planet's health:… https://t.co/eN3QlRnD54
TED Prize 21 Aug
India is racing to get a billion people online & initiatives like @schoolincloud are running with it: https://t.co/fonZz7uZjG
TED Prize 21 Aug
RT @NewsHour: What did the world learn from the Ebola crisis? Illness is universal, but access to care isn’t, says Dr. Raj Panjabi https://
TED Prize 21 Aug