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May 16, 2018, 11:54 ET Aspen Institute Hosts 2018 America's Future Summit In Chicago

After a year of economic advancement programming focused on the financial security and economic mobility of Latino Americans, the Aspen Institute's...


May 16, 2018, 02:49 ET El Aspen Institute celebrará la cumbre America's Future Summit de 2018 en Chicago

Después de un año de programación sobre el progreso económico centrado en la seguridad y movilidad económica de los latinos estadounidenses, el...


Nov 30, 2017, 08:25 ET Unleashing Latino-owned Business Potential, New Report From The Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program

Latino Americans are starting businesses at three times the rate of the general population thus playing an important role in driving US economic...


Nov 06, 2017, 07:55 ET Stevens Initiative Announces 13 Grants To Fund International Virtual Exchange

The Stevens Initiative today announced 13 new grants funded through an international competition to use online, collaborative learning to increase...


Nov 01, 2017, 14:26 ET UNHCR and the Aspen Institute to Strengthen Refugee Artisan Businesses

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Aspen Institute's Alliance for Artisan Enterprise have partnered to create economic...


Nov 01, 2017, 10:00 ET Youth Local Councils awarded $100,000 McNulty Prize for Innovative Model Of Youth Democracy

The McNulty Foundation today announced Lana Abu-Hijleh and Youth Local Councils as the recipient of the tenth annual John P. McNulty Prize. Ms....


Oct 11, 2017, 00:01 ET The Aspen Institute Names Top 150 U.S. Community Colleges Eligible For 2019 Aspen Prize

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today named the nation's top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize ...


Sep 13, 2017, 08:01 ET Aspen Institute Launches The Aspen Economic Strategy Group

The Aspen Institute today will hold the inaugural meeting of the Aspen Economic Strategy Group, a bipartisan forum of respected leaders and thinkers...


Sep 05, 2017, 09:00 ET Industry Leaders Rally to Grow Youth Sports Participation

The Aspen Institute today announced a multi-year effort by more than a dozen leading sport, health, media and other organizations to grow national...


Aug 30, 2017, 09:03 ET MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred to Keynote Youth Sports Summit

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred will be the featured speaker at the Aspen Institute's Project Play Summit on Sept. 6 at the Newseum in ...


Aug 22, 2017, 15:29 ET Ricardo Salinas Scholarship Enables Latinos To Share Valuable Knowledge In Aspen Institute Programs

Ricardo Salinas' support to the Aspen Institute has facilitated the participation of over 700 beneficiaries, directly with scholarships and through...


Jul 30, 2017, 11:00 ET 2017 McNulty Prize Laureates Announced

The Aspen Institute and Anne Welsh McNulty announced the tenth annual John P. McNulty Prize Laureates, four extraordinary leaders from across the...


Jul 27, 2017, 11:07 ET The Aspen Institute will Hold the Annual Resnick Aspen Action Forum July 27 - 31, 2017

The Aspen Institute is pleased to announce the 2017 Resnick Aspen Action Forum. Over 380 participants, including Aspen Global Leadership Network...


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 Intelligence ...


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 Aspen Security...


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 and...


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 are working...


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 Forum,...


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 invests...


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 issues of our...


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 issues. This...