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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Sarah Parcak will reveal her wish at #TED2016 along with updates from two previous prize winners. Who could they be? https://t.co/8vDKXirHb9
TED Prize 10 Feb
Wonder what our newest #TEDPrize winner Sarah Parcak wishes for the world? Sign up for updates on her wish: https://t.co/imung3f1Lr
TED Prize 10 Feb
For students at the @schoolincloud lab in Delhi, #SOLE is about earning respect & advocating for others: https://t.co/bOGFsL5JIQ
TED Prize 10 Feb
Who inspires you with their vision for change? Someone you admire could be the next #TEDPrize winner: https://t.co/dBnGX3rpqr
TED Prize 9 Feb
How did high school teens play with Coldplay at the #SuperBowl? Their conductor happens to be an @elsistema student: https://t.co/IcoZbD1iD8
TED Prize 9 Feb