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    Leading In An Era Of Globalization - 2017/18 Seminar Highlights
    We believe that being a leader today's complex and ever-changing world requires, among other things, the ability to see challenges from many perspectives and be supported by a group of peers that will help keep you oriented towards your true north. That belief runs through every class in every Fellowship program that is part of the Aspen Global ... more
  • Venture Skills Library
    Announcing the Venture Resource Library
    As a Fellow, your leadership venture gives you the opportunity to act on your passions, talents, and resources to tackle the world's most vexing problems. But, like any new business, there are infinite questions surrounding this start-up to scale-up journey.   What is the first step in moving from thought to action? How do you find this "sweet spot" ... more
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    The Nicaraguan Crisis In Brief
    The protests erupting on the streets of Nicaragua April 18th are the result of a decade of what has been called “accumulated indignation”. A slow erosion of human rights, democratic principles and an uneasy alliance between the business community and the government to focus on economic growth and political stability. Much of the economic progress of ... more
  • Skoll World Forum
    "This Isn’t Easy" - AGLN Fellows Moderate Leadership Discussion at Skoll World Forum
      What are the greatest challenges a leader can face, today? How does one stay resilient in the face of these challenges? What does it take for a leader to overcome obstacles and truly create positive social change? These were the questions Aspen Global Leadership Network Fellows and McNulty Prize Laureates Lana Abu-Hijleh (MELI), Jordan Kassalow ... more
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    Announcing The 2018 Class Of China Fellows
    Today, we are happy to announce the sixth class of China Fellows! The China Fellowship Program seeks to build a progressive, prosperous "good" society in an increasingly globalized world community. The Fellowship energizes China’s private sector leaders to step up to this challenge in a meaningful fashion. All 21 Fellows in this class are proven ... more
  • Braddock Class 2018
    Announcing The 2018 Class Of Braddock Scholars
    We’re excited to announce the selection of the third class of Braddock Scholars .  Please join us in congratulating Fellows from across the Aspen Global Leadership Network who will be joining the Braddock Scholars Program for the 2018 year. These Fellows have a big vision to make a transformational impact on society by bringing their venture to ... more
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    Announcing The 2017 Winner Of The John P. McNulty Prize
    We are pleased to announce this year's winner of the $100,000 John P. McNulty Prize, Lana Abu-Hijleh of the Middle East Leadership Initiative .    Watch the McNulty Prize short film about Lana and the Youth Local Councils in Palestine Lana is being honored for the impact of her leadership venture Youth Local Councils (YLC), a program that engages over ... more
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    Announcing ALI Africa Impact Forum
      What is the Africa Impact Forum? Modelled on the Resnick Aspen Action Forum but designed specifically for the African context, the ALI Africa Impact Forum was initiated by the leadership of the Africa Leadership Initiative . This event brings together Fellows from ALI South Africa, ALI West Africa, ALI East Africa, ALI Mozambique, ALI Media, and the ... more
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg at RAAF
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Talks Past And Future At Resnick Aspen Action Forum
    Growing up, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was greatly influenced by her mother. Not only did her mother teach her how to read and write, she also taught her how to form her own ideas independently. Now an associate justice of the Supreme Court, Ginsburg has established herself as both a free thinker and a fierce advocate for human rights. She joined the Resnick ... more
  • Thomas Friedman at RAAF
    Thomas Friedman Closes Out Resnick Aspen Action Forum
    Thomas Friedman says the world has entered an age of acceleration. Yet in spite of the many radical shifts he has witnessed, the author and New York Times columnist describes himself as an optimist. In the spirit of “The Great Re-set,” the theme of this year’s Resnick Aspen Action Forum, Friedman encouraged the audience to ignore the dizzying pace of the ... more