Blog Posts

  • From Problems To Opportunities: Fellows Bridging Gender Gaps
    According to a Chinese proverb, women hold up half the sky. But in a world where systemic inequalities persist – ones that often disadvantage women and girls – how do we ensure that all people are able to stand firmly on the same ground? When Fellows look around, they see lots of things that need fixing. For those interested in leveling the playing field ... more
  • "Where are the Leaders? "
    Excerpted from a piece by Jennifer Simpson for the CFA Institute,  FLF Fellows Kim Sargent, ‘Tokunboh Ishmael, and Marang Denalane share their reflections on the program so far and the problems they want to tackle.   more
  • Action Pledge Update: Reimagining Conservation
    From helping to heal deep divides between communities, to helping villages implement their own solutions to manage their shared resources, Fellows in the Aspen Global Leadership network are reshaping what it means to fight for environmental justice. Learn about the progress these Fellows have made on their Aspen Action Pledges.      Rodel Fellow ... more
  • Darren Walker Joins The McNulty Prize Jury
    Mr. Walker at a Ford Foundation reception at Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. The McNulty Foundation is pleased to welcome Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, to the McNulty Prize jury. Mr. Walker will join former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, international development expert Brizio ... more
  • 5 Things You Should Know About The McNulty Prize
    By Johnny McNulty. This year, the 10th annual John P. McNulty Prize will be awarded, recognizing the best in impact and leadership from Aspen Global Leadership Network Fellows and their ventures. If you are thinking about applying , here are 5 things you should know: 1. You don’t have to quit your day job. All Fellows of the Aspen Global Leadership ... more
  • Fellow Spotlight: Women In Business
    On International Women's Day , it is important to both celebrate the women who are championing social good in the business sphere and to recognize efforts to empower women in business. At the 2016 Resnick Aspen Action Forum, three female business leaders spoke on the importance of using their platforms to promote progress and inclusivity. One of these ... more
  • The Power Of Peers: Apply For A Peer Consultancy
    So you’ve hit a roadblock. The process of taking a venture from idea to reality can be a bumpy road. And it can be a lonely one – if you’re not building a trusted team to get you over the bumps. When it comes to addressing challenges facing your venture, we know that space for reflection, advisory and diverse input is critical. How often can you take a step back ... more
  • Meet The Fellowship Directors
      We are excited to introduce you to the newest Fellowship directors within the Aspen Global Leadership Network. Learn more about their professional journeys and visions for their Fellowships!   Bridging Cultures - See why Spring Fu , managing director of the China Fellowship Program , hopes that sharing the stories of the China Fellows will ... more
  • Meet The Fellowship Directors: Crystal Hayling Of The Environment Leaders Fellowship
    In 2007 the Aspen Institute launched the Catto Environmental Fellowship to develop and connect creative and collaborative leaders committed to environmental stewardship. Currently being relaunched, the Environment Leaders Fellowship will convene a new generation of Fellows with the same entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to solutions. ... more
  • Announcing: The 2017 Class Of Henry Crown Fellows
    Today, we are happy to announce our 2017 Class of Henry Crown Fellows! The Henry Crown Fellowship mobilizes a new breed of leaders, all under the age of 45, to tackle the world’s most intractable problems. All are proven entrepreneurs, mostly from the world of business, who have reached a point in their lives where, having achieved success, they are ... more