Blog Posts

  • 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
  • Kidd’s Insider Guide To Aspen: Food Edition
    While the town of Aspen is a popular destination for global travelers, there approximately 6,000 people who call the town home year-round. For 18 years, I called the Roaring Fork Valley home, so I have developed an insider guide to the small mountain town. While most of the Action Forum will take place on the Aspen Institute’s campus, the town of Aspen ... more
  • AGLN At Aspen Ideas Festival & Spotlight Health
      We like to say that summers in Aspen begin with "Ideas" and end with "Action." Presented in partnership with The Atlantic , the Aspen Institute annually produces the Aspen Ideas Festival , convening thought leaders from around the world and across disciplines to engage in dialogue around the ideas and issues that shape the world today. Among those ... more