Blog Posts

  • 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
  • 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 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 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
  • Announcing The 2017 McNulty Prize Laureates
    Above, watch the announcement of the 2017 John P. McNulty Prize Laureates. This year marks the tenth anniversary of the John P. McNulty Prize , an award founded by Anne Welsh McNulty in honor of her late husband. When she created the Prize, Anne said she hoped “to remember John and honor his leadership and commitment to fostering opportunities for ... more
  • Understanding The Gender Revolution
    Empowering women in the workplace is about more than ensuring diversity. As participants on the Resnick Aspen Action Forum ’s Gender Re-set panel explained Friday, there are tangible benefits to putting women in positions of power and making their voices heard — as well as real challenges to overcome in order to reach that goal.     “There are gender ... more
  • 2017 Resnick Aspen Action Forum Kicks Off
    Planning themes for this year’s Resnick Aspen Action Forum meant looking at the state of the world around us. Monumental shifts in politics, migration, trade, climate, and technology are happening in the blink of an eye. Global leaders have to keep up by recalibrating their worldviews while remaining committed to their core values. It's time for The ... more
  • Kidd’s Insider Guide To Aspen: The Great Outdoors Edition
    They say people come to Aspen for the winters, but stay for the summers and it’s no surprise why. Aspen has some of the most scenic hikes in the country that allow you to immerse yourself in the beauty of Colorado. This guide will have three local’s favorites that will offer some perfect views of Aspen. 1. Smuggler Mountain – Level of Difficulty Easy: One of ... more
  • Announcing The Third Class Of The Health Innovators Fellowship
    We are proud to announce the third Class of the Health Innovators Fellowship—21 highly successful entrepreneurs and innovators in the U.S. health care field committed to strengthening their leadership and improving health and health care in the United States. The extraordinary group of individuals in Class 3 hail from all parts of the country and ... more
  • Kidd’s Insider Guide To Aspen: Kids Edition
    The Resnick Aspen Action Forum is getting closer and closer! This year we have over 75 participants in the Youth Camp, so this blog is a guide for family friendly activities in Aspen. But rest assured, adults will enjoy the advice below as well! The Aspen Recreation Center: If you want to take a break from the great outdoors, check out the Aspen Recreation ... more