Blog Posts

  • Ann Mei Chang
    Beyond Fearless Leadership: Moving Impact Forward
    This summer I joined four other Fellows from my Henry Crown Fellowship class (2011) along with hundreds of inspiring leaders from around the world at the Action Forum, to explore the theme of “Fearless Leadership.” Throughout the week, as I moved between thought-provoking sessions, rekindled old friendships, and sparked new connections, we ... more
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    Highlights From The 2018 Resnick Aspen Action Forum
    Last week, the Resnick Aspen Action Forum provided participants a pause from their daily routines and the space for them to re-center on their values with a group of trusted peers. The theme, Fearless Leadership, gave those gathered in Aspen – our largest ever with 340 adults and nearly 100 youth – the chance to reflect on the role that fear and ... more
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    Putin Target Bill Browder Explains Why He Isn’t Living in Fear
    At the press conference following the controversial Helsinki summit, President Vladimir Putin singled out only one person he wanted to be sent to Russia for questioning: Bill Browder. The American-born businessman and long-time critic of the Kremlin spoke at the Resnick Aspen Action Forum on Friday. In conversation with CNN anchor and Henry Crown ... more
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    Institute President Dan Porterfield On Privilege And The Power Of Networks
    When Dan Porterfield was asked to be the president and CEO of the Aspen Institute he was struck with genuine fear. After spending seven and a half years at the helm of Franklin & Marshall College, he had grown to love the institution, its students, faculty, and staff, and the work they were doing together to advance educational justice. To move to ... more
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    Global Youth Leaders Offer Advice on Living Fearlessly
    Leadership and courage are not determined by age. On Friday evening at the Resnick Aspen Action Forum , Adria Goodson, chief program officer of the Pahara Institute, spoke with five young leaders from across the globe— Annabel Lee from China, Isaiah Son Pather from South Africa, Salvador Gomez Colon from Puerto Rico, Daniel Mills from Florida, and ... more
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    How To Practice Moral Leadership
    On Thursday evening, David Brooks, e xecutive director at the Aspen Institute, Indrani Bagchi, diplomatic editor of the Times of India , and Felix Maradiaga, a leading human rights activist in Nicaragua, discussed how to become a courageous leader at the Resnick Aspen Action Forum. Their conversation was moderated by Kristen Grimm, founder and ... more
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    Philanthropy With Purpose At The 2018 McNulty Prize Announcement
    Four laureates for the 11 th annual John P. McNulty Prize, awarding extraordinary individuals who have effectively leveraged their expertise and entrepreneurialism to create meaningful change across the world, were announced at the Resnick Aspen Action Forum Wednesday night. "This year’s laureates are amazing, singular, inspiring people,” ... more
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    Fearless Leaders Kick Off The 2018 Resnick Aspen Action Forum
    The world is in need of bold leaders— those undaunted by the challenges of globalization, migration, automation, isolation, and the unknown. These leaders remain calm in the face of relentless pressure and maintain their moral compasses when core values are questioned. This year’s Resnick Aspen Action Forum  is dedicated to the pursuit of Fearless ... more
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    Announcing The Fourth Class Of The Health Innovators Fellowship
      21 highly successful health care leaders were selected to the 2018 Class of Health Innovators Fellows. They join a network of entrepreneurs and innovators from across the US health care ecosystem who are committed to strengthening their leadership and developing new approaches to improve the health and well-being of Americans. Fellows come from ... more
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    Download The New AGLN App
      We're pleased to announce that the AGLN App is back online! Take a look at the info below and learn how to make the most of our new and improved mobile experience.  1) DOWNLOAD THE AGLN APP Download for iPhone or iPad Note – if you have old version of the AGLN app installed, you may run the update from the app store.   Download for Android Note – if you have ... more