Blog Posts

  • Announcing 2019 Braddock Scholars
    Announcing 2019 Braddock Scholars
    We’re excited to announce the selection of the 2019 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
  • 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
  • Read More On The Finance Leaders Fellowship In The Aspen Institute Ideas Magazine
    Read More On The Finance Leaders Fellowship In The Aspen Institute Ideas Magazine
    The Aspen Institute Ideas Magazine - December 2018 Issue "Smart Money"  December 15, 2018   In October 2018, the inaugural class of 22 Finance Leaders fellows completed the two-year active phase of the fellowship. Fellows hail from around the world and across the finance industry ecosystem, including financial services, pensions and endowments, ... more
  • 5 Tips For Creating Your Action Pledge
    5 Tips For Creating Your Action Pledge
    1.  Draw inspiration from other participants   Over 1,000 Action Pledges have been made since the inaugural Action Forum in 2013. Watch the video below on some highlighted Action Pledges.  2.  Find your sweet spot The most exciting Action Pledges come from what we call your sweet spot, the intersection of your passions, talents, and your community’s ... more
  • Anya Abraham On Her Experience At The Youth Action Forum
    Anya Abraham On Her Experience At The Youth Action Forum
    I attended my first Aspen youth camp four years ago. I was livid that I had to waste part of my precious summer vacation at a camp where I thought we had to analyze 72 pages of literature. I promised myself I’d never agree to something like this again. Yet, four days later as we were leaving, I told my Dad he had to sign me up for next year, and every year after that. ... more
  • Highlights From The Challenge Of Leadership Seminars
    Highlights From The Challenge Of Leadership Seminars
    Think back to your first seminar,  The Challenge of Leadership . The magic of the room and the first time you were meeting classmates; people who would become lifelong advisors and friends. Throughout the fall, seven AGLN Fellowship classes launched, sending 134 new Fellows on their journey thinking about their role and responsibility as leaders. ... more
  •  Lucia Fernandez On Her Experience At The Youth Action Forum
    Lucia Fernandez On Her Experience At The Youth Action Forum
    The Action Forum this summer was very meaningful and inspiring. Through conversation, I was reminded of what it means to be a fearless leader. Hearing kids speak from all over the world was eye-opening and exciting, and I was reminded of why I love to learn. The important discussions allowed us, as youth, to express our opinions, and feel like they ... more
  • Dino Abduljawad On His Experience At The Youth Action Forum
    Dino Abduljawad On His Experience At The Youth Action Forum
    I’ve attended the Aspen Institute’s Action Forum Youth Camp for the last three years and it’s been a wonderful experience each year. The councilors and members of the Aspen Institute have been one of the main reasons why I really enjoy being there. They have managed to step up the program each year by choosing topics to discuss, which have become more ... more
  • Salvador Gomez On His Experience At The Youth Action Forum
    Salvador Gomez On His Experience At The Youth Action Forum
      Participating in the AGLN Youth Camp was one of the most fun experiences of my life. Not only did I meet amazing people and make great friends, but I learned more about myself and the world around me than I thought possible in a span of four days. As this past year’s theme was leadership, I was able to actively explore ways to be a better leader. I revalidated ... more
  • Annabel Lee On Her Experience At The Youth Action Forum
    Annabel Lee On Her Experience At The Youth Action Forum
      This summer was my second time participating in the Resnick Aspen Action Forum Youth Camp. The camp provided me with an opportunity to listen and contribute to diverse opinions from all around the world. It also allowed me to discover and express what I truly cared about through art projects, philosophical discussion, and guided journaling. This ... more