Blog Posts

  • Ideas Leaf
    Innovation Ignited: Health Innovators Fellows Reveal What No One Else Will
      Summer in Aspen kicked off last month with "Spotlight Health" , the opening segment of the annual Aspen Ideas Festival. The three-day health conference features an exceptional mix of inspiring and provocative experts who dive into topics of medicine and health.  This year, Health Innovators Fellows revealed "What No One Else Will" in a series of ... more
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    Announcing The Recipients Of The Inaugural McNulty Prize Catalyst Fund
      The McNulty Foundation and Aspen Global Leadership Network are excited to announce the recipients of the McNulty Prize Catalyst Fund , a new fund at the Aspen Institute to support innovative ventures at vital inflection points. In this inaugural year, a total of $110,000 will be granted to six organizations around the world – led by AGLN Fellows – that ... more
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    Fellow Spotlight: China Fellowship Fellow Edward Man On His Personal And Professional "Rebirth"
    In 2013, Edward Man was at an inflection point. He left his director position at a US-based private equity fund to start his boutique investment firm, The Associates, which seeds mission-driven start-ups in Hong Kong. Ed’s leadership venture, the ChickenSoup Foundation , is the company’s flagship investment.      "Personally, the journey was a ... more
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    Update Your AGLN Profile With New Enhanced Fields
    We’re excited to introduce two new enhanced fields on your AGLN profile. Reflective of the wants and needs of the network these two new fields,  “Collaboration Information”  and  “Venture Information” , give other Fellows will see context on your prior work, topics you’d like to connect on, and some venture information if you choose to share ... more
  • Nicaragua Update
    Update On The Nicaraguan Crisis
    Violence continues to erupt in Nicaragua almost two months since the first protest occurred in April. The latest march against the government’s regime, taking place on May 30th, Nicaragua's Mother’s Day, led by the "Mothers of April”, a movement of mothers whose children were killed or went missing during previous demonstrations, ended with gunmen ... more
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    Announcing The 2018 Class Of The Finance Leaders Fellowship
    Twenty-two highly successful leaders ready to leverage their success and existing platforms to broaden their impact have been named to the 2018 class of the Finance Leaders Fellowship. Fellows across classes represent various sectors within finance including FinTech, asset management, banking, family offices, pensions, endowments, ... more
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    Announcing The 2017 Class Of The Finance Leaders Fellowship
    These 22 Fellows are highly successful leaders who are ready to leverage their success and existing platforms to broaden their impact. They represent various sectors within finance including asset management, banking, family offices, pensions, endowments, regulation, debt and equity investing, and operational finance, among others. Their ... more
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    Leading In An Era Of Globalization - 2017/18 Seminar Highlights
    We believe that being a leader today's complex and ever-changing world requires, among other things, the ability to see challenges from many perspectives and be supported by a group of peers that will help keep you oriented towards your true north. That belief runs through every class in every Fellowship program that is part of the Aspen Global ... more
  • Venture Skills Library
    Announcing the Venture Resource Library
    As a Fellow, your leadership venture gives you the opportunity to act on your passions, talents, and resources to tackle the world's most vexing problems. But, like any new business, there are infinite questions surrounding this start-up to scale-up journey.   What is the first step in moving from thought to action? How do you find this "sweet spot" ... more
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    The Nicaraguan Crisis In Brief
    The protests erupting on the streets of Nicaragua April 18th are the result of a decade of what has been called “accumulated indignation”. A slow erosion of human rights, democratic principles and an uneasy alliance between the business community and the government to focus on economic growth and political stability. Much of the economic progress of ... more