WASHINGTON, March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute, will convene a day-long summit dedicated to urgent dialogue about increasing inequality and the growing opportunity gap in the United States.
More information and a live-stream of key sessions will be available at: http://as.pn/opportunity2017
Who: The program will include the national launch of The US Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty (Princeton Press, 2017) with authors Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider.
Other speakers include:
- Senator Mark Warner, (D-VA)
- Walter Isaacson, President and CEO, The Aspen Institute
- Chef José Andrés, Chef and Owner, ThinkFoodGroup & minibar by José Andrés
- David Leonhardt, Writer, Editor, Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times
- Arthur Brooks, President, American Enterprise Institute
- Elisabeth Mason, Founding Executive Director, Stanford Lab on Poverty & Inequality
- Lata N. Reddy, Vice President, Prudential Financial
- Melody Barnes, Chair, Aspen Forum for Community Solutions, The Aspen Institute
- Brandee McHale, President, Citi Foundation
- Jim Shelton, President for Education, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
- Dan Bryant, SVP, Global Public Policy and Government Affairs, Walmart
When: March 16, 2017 at 8:00AM – 4:30 PM ET
Where: Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, 1101 6th St. SW, Washington, DC 20024
The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute is based in Washington, DC; Aspen, Colorado; and on the Wye River on Maryland's Eastern Shore. It also has offices in New York City and an international network of partners. For more information, visit www.aspeninstitute.org.
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SOURCE The Aspen Institute