Karen Armstrong wins the TED Prize
February 28 2008
Karen Armstrong wins the TED Prize and expresses her wish to have the TED community help her develop and promote a Charter for Compassion.
“I wish that you would help with the creation, launch and propagation of a Charter for Compassion, crafted by a group of leading inspirational thinkers from the three Abrahamic traditions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam and based on the fundamental principles of universal justice and respect.”
The TED Prize is awarded annually to an exceptional individual, who receives $100,000 and, much more importantly, "One Wish to Change the World." Designed to leverage the TED community's exceptional array of talent and resources, the prize leads to collaborative initiatives with far-reaching impact.