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Jamia Wilson

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5 reasons to nominate yourself for the TED Prize

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5 reasons to nominate yourself for the TED Prize

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Chances are, you’ve heard Ghandi’s famous words: “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” Now, you have an opportunity to bring this famous adage to life by dreaming up a high-impact collaborative action for the global community. The TED Prize is an annual $1 million grant given to a bold leader with []

Filmmaker to make documentary about TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra

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Filmmaker to make documentary about TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra

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Sugata Mitra’s TED Prize story may soon be coming to a theater near you. Today during the TEDGlobal 2013 session “Exquisite, Enigmatic Us,” curator Chris Anderson named British director Jerry Rothwell as the winner of the first annual Sundance Institute | TED Prize Filmmaker Award. Rothwell earned a $125,000 grant to follow Sugata Mitra over the next 18 months as he builds []

8 talks to inspire TED Prize wishes

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8 talks to inspire TED Prize wishes

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TED Prize winners turn ideas into world-changing projects, with $1 million in seed money and the TED community’s support. Beyond having a solid track record of making high-impact change in their communities and beyond, all prize winners must be capable of one thing: dreaming big. Does this sound like you or someone you know? This []

A documentary about JR, and his participatory art project INSIDE OUT, to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival

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A documentary about JR, and his participatory art project INSIDE OUT, to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival

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The documentary INSIDE OUT: The People’s Art Project will premiere at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival in New York this Saturday, April 20, giving an intimate look into the courageous victories and heartrending challenges involved in creating the world’s largest participatory art project. In 2011, French street artist JR announced his TED Prize winning wish []

4 inspiring kids imagine the future of learning

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4 inspiring kids imagine the future of learning

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After more than 13 years of research convinced him that children have the ability to learn almost anything on their own, 2013 TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra aspires to shape the future of learning by building a School in the Cloud, helping kids “tap into their innate sense of wonder.” In the spirit of Mitra’s []