Blog Posts

  • 2019 AGLN Highlights Report
    2019 AGLN Highlights Report
    Dear Friends, The world has changed. The COVID-19 pandemic and resultant economic collapse have thrown into sharp relief the need for informed, values-based leadership around the world. The Fellows of the Aspen Global Leadership Network are meeting this unprecedented moment and, in so doing, also are demonstrating the power of our model.  Whether ... more
  • Join Us On The Journey: Why Leadership Matters In The Global Finance Industry
    Join Us On The Journey: Why Leadership Matters In The Global Finance Industry
    CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON THE JOURNEY  and discover why leadership matters in the global finance industry   We invite you to join us on the journey, first by following the inspiring stories of our Fellows and our community. Then, we hope you will consider how you can play a larger role in ensuring our proven program flourishes for the good of our global ... more
  • Stepping Up In Lebanon
    Stepping Up In Lebanon
    On October, 17th 2019, Lebanon saw a series of protests led by the people that called for political and economic reform. What could be characterized as a political revolution creating intense civil unrest became the backdrop when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Without a stable government structure, civil society has stepped in to fill the gaps.  Eight ... more
  • Applying Lessons Learned From A Storm On Mount Everest To COVID-19
    Applying Lessons Learned From A Storm On Mount Everest To COVID-19
    The COVID-19 pandemic is like the storm my daughter Deeya and I faced on the North side of Mount Everest on May 14, 2018. We were climbing in the  so called ‘death zone’ at about 8000 meters and the weather deteriorated suddenly. The temperature dropped to -50 degrees Celsius with the windchill and it became a battle for survival. While I was a nervous ... more
  • Ensuring Care For Dialysis Patients During A Pandemic
    Ensuring Care For Dialysis Patients During A Pandemic
    When the lockdown was announced, I handed over my professional responsibilities as CEO to the CFO of my company so that I could dedicate my time and resources towards the cause of those most vulnerable to COVID-19 infection. I have been on the board of trustees of Bangalore Kidney Foundation (BKF) for 15 years. In November 2019, the trust started a new ... more
  • 2020 Braddock Scholars Announced
    2020 Braddock Scholars Announced
    We’re excited to announce the selection of the 2020  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 upcoming year. These Fellows have a big vision to make a transformational impact on society by bringing their venture to ... more
  • A Journey Through The Blue Mountain | Where You Feel The Force Of The Heart 
    A Journey Through The Blue Mountain | Where You Feel The Force Of The Heart 
    Sylvia Gereda Valenzuela, Central American Leadership Initiative CALI 1  Journalist and PH. D. in Sociology and Political Science, Guatemala   There, hidden in the most remote Costa Rican lands, among the smell of wet earth, gigantic flowers that look as if transplanted from another world, leafy trees moving to the beat of a warm wind that goes ... more
  • Highlights From The 2020 Africa Impact Forum
    Highlights From The 2020 Africa Impact Forum
    In late February, the second Africa Impact Forum took place in Accra, Ghana. Fellows from across the Africa Leadership Initiative came together around the theme Building to Last: Leadership verse Systems . Guided by their moderators, 101 Fellows from Africa Leadership Initiatives across the continent, at the forum discussed a variety of topics ... more
  • The Best Medicine: Health Innovators Fellows Featured in IDEAS Magazine
    The Best Medicine: Health Innovators Fellows Featured in IDEAS Magazine
    Aspen Health Innovators Fellows were featured in the Winter 2019/20 edition of the Aspen IDEAS magazine. Ikenna Okezie (Class 1), Odette Harris (Class 4), and Garheng Kong (Class 3) share their stories of how their Fellowship experiences are leading to impactful action through their leadership ventures. Click here to read the full article on ... more
  • Support Causes Meaningful To Fellows: 2019 Giving Season
    Support Causes Meaningful To Fellows: 2019 Giving Season
    From unlocking a cure for multiple sclerosis, to supporting the arts in India, Fellows are involved in organizations that are changing lives and our world. This Giving Season, we're excited to share with you causes that are close to the hearts of Fellows across our global community. Read on and be uplifted. more