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Announcing The 2021 Class Of The Finance Leaders Fellowship 254

Representing a diverse range of global perspectives and sectors within the finance ecosystem, the 23 leaders of the 2021 Class are committing to a two-year fellowship that will challenge them to reflect on their roles and responsibilities as finance leaders and to cultivate a deeper understanding of values-driven leadership in practice. The ...

Added by Ashley Sillaro Blog Finance Leaders Fellowship 07/19/2021
Youth Action Forum Participant Impact Spotlight: Yasma Ba’albaki 253

When Yasma Ba’albaki, 13, Youth Action Forum participant and daughter of Middle East Leadership Initiative (MELI) Fellow Karim Ba’albaki, was admitted to the hospital in Lebanon in June of 2020, she stayed in the ward for children cancer patients in order to make space for COVID-19 positive patients in other areas of the hospital. “I used to hear [the ...

Added by Samantha Cherry Blog Youth Action Forum 03/26/2021
Making Advancements In Gender Diversity And Equality Across The Financial Services Industry | Finance Leaders Fellows Q&A 252

In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, Kara Gustafson , Executive Director of the Aspen Institute's Finance Leaders Fellowship (FLF), sat down with four FLF Fellows who are making advancements in gender diversity and equality across the financial services industry. From helping women to successfully launch their own ...

Added by Samantha Cherry Blog Finance Leaders Fellowship 03/25/2021
The Aspen Institute Names Kara Gustafson New Executive Director Of The Finance Leaders Fellowship 251

The Aspen Institute Names Kara Gustafson New Executive Director Of The Finance Leaders Fellowship Gustafson joins the Institute from Palais Impact Advisors and Goldman Sachs. Contact: Jon Purves Senior Media Relations Manager The Aspen Institute Jon.Purves@aspeninstitute.org Washington, DC, January 26, 2021 — The Aspen Institute announced ...

Added by Ashley Sillaro Blog Finance Leaders Fellowship 01/26/2021
Support Causes Meaningful To Fellows: 2020 Giving Season 250

From creating preserving jobs and feeding families in need during the pandemic, to addressing the migration crisis in Central America through refugee support, Fellows are involved in organizations that are offering integral support to their communities. This Giving Season, we're excited to share with you causes that are close to the hearts of ...

Added by Samantha Cherry Blog AGLN Blog 12/18/2020
Introducing Aspen Health Innovators: Behind The Mask 🎧 249

Welcome to  Aspen Health Innovators: Behind the Mask. In this three-episode podcast miniseries, go behind the masks leaders wear and explore the values and tensions at the heart of the decisions they make. Join Aspen Health Innovators Fellow Indu Subaiya as she speaks with U.S. health care leaders—all members of the Health Innovators Fellowship—to ...

Announcing The 2020 Global Inclusive Growth Spark Grant Recipients 248

The Global Inclusive Growth Partnership, a collaboration between the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and the Aspen Institute, is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the inaugural Global Inclusive Growth Spark Grants. The 2020 Grant awards $60,000 in total to four organizations led by Aspen Global Leadership Network Fellows from ...

Added by Victoria Scheffel Blog AGLN Blog 12/07/2020
Catalyzing Impact To Address Entrenched Inequities | Announcing The 2020 Recipients Of The McNulty Prize Catalyst Fund 247

This year has had no shortage of critical challenges and has laid bare the entrenched inequities and structural barriers that communities across the world face. The McNulty Foundation and the Aspen Global Leadership Network are excited to announce the 2020 recipients of the McNulty Prize Catalyst Fund - all leaders who are fearlessly and uniquely ...

Added by Samantha Cherry Blog AGLN Blog 10/20/2020
A Love Letter To The Next Generation 246

The last day of the 2020 Resnick Aspen Action Forum coincided with the anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Throughout the program, participants carefully reflected on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s call to meet “the fierce urgency of now,” and what it means to be a global citizen. Hildegard Vasquez , a Central America ...

Added by Victoria Scheffel Blog AGLN Blog 08/29/2020
Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied 245

“Justice delayed is justice denied” is an ancient legal concept, but it’s been cast in stark relief in the last few months. The new pressures of the current pandemic have heightened the reality of inequality and injustice. Systems that most of the world contently ignored have reached a breaking point—or, perhaps, a boiling point. Now is the time that ...

Added by Victoria Scheffel Blog AGLN Blog 08/28/2020