Greater City of Sudbury — TEDxYouthNickelCity.com is looking to nominate an individual, or individuals, from the Greater City of Sudbury who inspire and who have a global vision. This local innovator must have a compelling wish, must be able to demonstrate how this wish can catalyze a paradigm-shifting action, and show evidence that they can bring this wish to fruition!
So imagine an inspiring, high impact project that you’ve dreamed of or heard of for the Greater City of Sudbury – an idea that needs the support of a global community to become reality. The winner of the new TED Prize will have an ambitious wish — and the vision, pragmatism and leadership to turn it into reality. Not only will the winner receive the $1M in prize money, but they will also gain the support of the world wide TED and TEDx communities to support their BIG wish!
This is an exciting opportunity to identify someone in our city whose vision and work you truly respect and give them access to the capital to execute their project!
In addition, the person that nominates the winner will receive a free pass to TED2013 in Long Beach California! You have between now and August 31st, 2012 to nominate that very deserving trailblazer!
Nominate online at www.TEDPrize.org
Criteria for Nominating:
Nominees should demonstrate the following:
- - A distinguished track record
- - The ability to articulate a world-changing wish that inspires collaborative action
- - The vision and charisma to lead and manage others
- - The ability to budget a $1 million initiative and execute a multi-year project
- - The willingness to leverage both the TED and the TEDx community to support the wish
TED Prize winners are visionaries.
They are infinitely curious about how the world works and dare to imagine how it might function better. They are bold thinkers, able to concisely articulate a wish for the world with the potential to create tidal waves of change.
TED Prize winners are innovators.
They bring fresh ideas and are poised to utilize new technologies. They champion inventive solutions or are able to reconstitute old ideas in a way that is transformative for a new time.
TED Prize winners are trailblazers.
They are at the cutting-edge of their discipline, and have the determination to build on an existing body of extraordinary work. They love breaking rules, setting new standards, and going where no one has gone before.
TED Prize winners are catalysts.
They bring together the intuition of the artist with the precision of an engineer. They will harness the TED Prize money, as well as the resources of the TED and TEDx communities, in order to make their wish become a reality.
TED Prize winners are inspirers.
They can share their vision in front of a packed room and bring the crowd to its feet.
TED Prize Timeline for 2013
Aug 31, 2012: 2013 TED Prize nomination deadline
Aug 31 – Sept 7, 2012: Finalists identified and additional data collected
Sept 7 – 21, 2012: Finalist phone interview period
Oct 2012 – Dec 2012: 2013 TED Prize winner determined and wish strategy commences
Jan 2013 – Feb 2013: TED conference planning and wish strategy continues
Feb 27, 2013: 2013 TED Prize wish announced during TED Conference in Long Beach
For more information and to nominate that deserving person for the new $1 Million TEDPrize, and to see the initiatives and projects of past TEDPrize Winners, visit www.TEDPrize.org .