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Jul 18, 2017, 09:00 ET CIA Director Mike Pompeo, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Joseph Dunford, and More to Headline the 2017 Aspen Security Forum

CIA Director Mike Pompeo, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Joseph Dunford, Director of National...


Jul 13, 2017, 09:54 ET de Beaumont Foundation and the Aspen Institute Launch the PHRASES Initiative

Today, the de Beaumont Foundation and the Aspen Institute's Health, Medicine and Society (HMS) Program are launching the Public Health Reaching...


Jun 23, 2017, 11:29 ET Director of National intelligence and Central Intelligence Agency Director to Speak at 2017 Aspen Security Forum

Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats and Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo will speak at the eighth annual...


Jun 22, 2017, 11:07 ET Sally Yates, Secretary Tom Price, GE CEO Jeff Immelt, and More to Speak at 2017 Spotlight Health and Aspen Ideas Festival

Former US Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, US Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey (R), GE Chairman...


Jun 21, 2017, 09:00 ET The Aspen Institute Recognizes Innovative Business Leaders As 2017 First Mover Fellows

The Aspen Institute Business & Society Program today announced its 9th class of First Mover Fellows. These accomplished individuals...


Jun 07, 2017, 10:00 ET The Aspen Security Forum Releases 2017 Agenda

The world's leading experts will discuss the most critical questions about national and homeland security at the eighth annual Aspen Security...


Jun 06, 2017, 09:00 ET Newest Class Selected for Aspen Institute Fellowship

The Aspen Institute today named the 2017 Class of its Finance Leaders Fellowship — 22 senior leaders who will participate in a two-year Fellowship...


May 16, 2017, 14:30 ET Visionary Leaders Fuel Advances in Opportunity for Colorado Children and Families

The Aspen Institute announced the inaugural class of its Colorado Children and Families Health and Human Services Fellowship. The Fellowship...


May 08, 2017, 18:35 ET Two New Trustees Elected to Aspen Institute Board

The Aspen Institute is pleased to announce the election of two new members to its Board of Trustees. They are: Donna Barksdale and Lewis Sanders....


May 04, 2017, 10:19 ET 100+ Leaders in Health to Speak during 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival Spotlight Health

More than 100 groundbreaking thinkers and leaders will gather at the fourth annual Spotlight Health to discuss the cutting-edge health...


May 03, 2017, 11:56 ET Aspen Institute Competition Prompts MBA Students To Innovate For The Good Of Business And Society

Eighteen MBA students – selected from close to 1,000 worldwide – have won a share of nearly $35,000 in scholarship money by tackling a real-life...


May 02, 2017, 16:12 ET World Leaders in Politics, Business, Science, the Arts, and More to Speak during 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival

More than 300 groundbreaking thinkers and leaders will gather at the 13th annual Aspen Ideas Festival to discuss today's most pressing...


Apr 26, 2017, 09:01 ET Aspen Institute Latinos And Society Program Inspires The Launch Of Latino Engagement And Achievement Fund (LEAF)

The Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program's work on increasing Latino civic participation inspired the launch of the Latino Engagement and...


Mar 20, 2017, 09:15 ET Issues Of Race In America To Be Discussed At Aspen Institute Symposium

The Aspen Institute, in association with Comcast NBCUniversal, will convene amorning of discussions entitled, The Aspen Institute Symposium...


Mar 14, 2017, 18:05 ET Walter Isaacson to Step Down as President and CEO of the Aspen Institute

Aspen Institute Chairman of the Board James S. Crown today sent a memo to board members and staff saying that Walter Isaacson had informed him of...


Mar 13, 2017, 11:35 ET Aspen To Convene Summit On Inequality And Opportunity

The Aspen Institute, will convene a day-long summit dedicated to urgent dialogue about increasing inequality and the growing opportunity gap in the...


Mar 01, 2017, 15:45 ET El Aspen Institute moviliza a una nueva generación de líderes

El Aspen Institute hoy anunció su clase de becarios Henry Crown 2017. La Henry Crown Fellowship moviliza a una nueva especie de líderes, todos de...


Mar 01, 2017, 12:01 ET Aspen Institute Mobilizes New Generation of Leaders

The Aspen Institute today announced its 2017 Class of Henry Crown Fellows. The Henry Crown Fellowship mobilizes a new breed of leaders, all under...


Feb 28, 2017, 11:21 ET The Aspen Institute Announces the 2017 Siemens Technical Scholars

The Aspen Institute and the Siemens Foundation today announced the 2017 Siemens Technical Scholars, a partnership aimed at increasing awareness...


Feb 14, 2017, 06:30 ET Aspen Institute Appoints Alastair Fitzpayne to Direct Future of Work Initiative

The Aspen Institute announced today that Alastair Fitzpayne has been appointed director of its Future of Work Initiative. Most recently, Fitzpayne...


Feb 07, 2017, 10:00 ET Chicago Students Rise Up To The Challenge

The Aspen Challenge—a program of the Aspen Institute founded in partnership with the Bezos Family Foundation—is teaming up with Chicago...


Feb 01, 2017, 09:10 ET PBS NewsHour and the Aspen Institute Partner to Explore Today's Most Pressing Health Challenges

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2017 The PBS NewsHour and the Health, Medicine and Society Program of the Aspen Institute will partner to co-produce a series...


Feb 01, 2017, 09:00 ET Philadelphia Teens Rise Up to Confront Our World's Most Pressing Issues

Over 200 students and educators from across the School District of Philadelphia will convene to learn from professionals who are tackling some of...


Jan 30, 2017, 13:46 ET The Aspen Institute Homeland Security Group 2017 Recommendations

The Aspen Institute Homeland Security Group is pleased to endorse nine areas critical to the continued improvement of the Department of Homeland...


Jan 30, 2017, 10:43 ET Philadelphia Students Rise Up To The Challenge

The Aspen Challenge—a program of the Aspen Institute founded in partnership with the Bezos Family Foundation—has teamed up with the School District...