Livestreamed Videos from the 2018 Resnick Aspen Action Forum

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2018  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (MT)
Opening Plenary the 2018 Resnick Aspen Action Forum
Managing Director Tommy Loper and Lynda Resnick open the Action Forum. Poem reading by Henry Crown Fellow, Tamsin Smith.

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2018  2:45 PM - 3:45 PM (MT)
The John P. McNulty Prize celebrates the boldness and impact of individuals who are using their entrepreneurial spirit and expertise to address the world’s toughest challenges. Join Anne Welsh McNulty and Darren Walker for an evening celebrating inspired leadership.

McNulty Laureates:

Interviewer, Jay Coen Gilbert, Henry Crown Fellowship Program

THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2018  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (MT)

Townhall: Future of Work 
What will the future of work look like in 5, 10, or even 20 years? How will we, as leaders, respond to these changes? Panelists discuss the Future of Work.

Session Sponsor: and Cognizant

Featured Panelists:
Moderated by Henry Crown Fellow Suzanne Malveaux

THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2018  8:00 PM - 9:00 PM (MT)
Evening Salon: If We Were Really Fearless We Would...
The world needs brave and courageous leaders. If we were really serious, what would we be doing right now? Why aren’t we? Hear from AGLN Fellows about where Fearless Leadership is needed the most. 

Featured Panelists:
  • David Brooks, The Aspen Institute and The New York Times
  • Felix Maradiaga, Central America Leadership Initiative
  • Indrani Bagchi, Kamalnyan Bajaj Fellowship
Moderated by Henry Crown Fellow Kristen Grimm

FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2018  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (MT)
Townhall: Preparing for the Global Economy
The global economy is changing at a rapid pace. By 2050, six of the seven largest economies in the world are projected to be emerging economies, led by China, India, and Indonesia. As the global economy grows and evolves, what’s the responsibility of leaders to ensure that economic benefits of this growth is inclusive and felt by all? And how are we, as Aspen Fellows, acknowledging and addressing these seismic shifts in our roles as citizens and leaders?

Session Sponsor: MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth

Featured Panelists: Moderated by Jennifer Simpson, Managing Director of the Finance Leaders Fellowship

FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2018  2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (MT)
A Conversation with Henry Crown Fellow, Bill Browder 
Being fearless is hard enough, but could you stay strong if the whole world was watching? Hear from a Henry Crown Fellow who is facing down the Russian government in defense of the rule of law. 

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FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2018  8:00 PM - 9:00 PM (MT)
Evening Salon: Fearless Youth
From the “March for Our Lives” movement in the United States to Malala Yousafzai taking a stand in Pakistan, youth have been stepping up to become the next generation of fearless leaders. What are the values and societal concerns that are driving youth to act? Hear from Youth Camp participants on what Fearless Leadership means to them.

Featured Youth Campers:
  • Annabel Lee, 15 years-old, China
  • Salvador Gabriel Gomez, 15 years-old, United States (Puerto Rico)
  • Isaiah Sonn Pather, 14 years-old, South Africa
  • Lucia Fernandez, 15 years-old, United States (Georgia)
  • Daniel Mills, 14 years-old, United States (Florida)
Moderated by Adria Goodson, Chief Program Officer of the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship.

SATURDAY, JULY 28, 2018 5:30PM - 7:00 PM (MT)
Closing Plenary 
As the 2018 Action Forum comes to a close, we are joined in conversation by the Aspen Institute’s new president and CEO, Dan Porterfield. Come to hear about what values based leadership means to him and what goals he has for the Aspen Global Leadership Network. David Langstaff, interim executive vice president for the Leadership & Seminars Department, will provide closing remarks.

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Featured Interview with new Aspen Institute President and CEO Dan Porterfield. 
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2018 Action Forum Youth Camp Reflections


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Fearless Leadership in Central America: Felix Maradiaga, Claudia Umana Araujo, and Victoria Gamboa Ross  
Liberty Fellow Adela Mendoza on the Student DREAMers Alliance  
McNulty Prize Laureates Hope Azeda and Govindraj Ethiraj  
David Brooks and Victor Reinoso Live at the Resnick Aspen Action Forum  
McNulty Prize Laureates Mehrdad Baghai and Dave Gilboa Live at the Resnick Aspen Action Forum