The Aspen Institute’s Aspen Writers’ Foundation recently hosted a hilarious session of banter between friends and short-story standouts Karen Russell, whose debut novel Swamplandia! propel
With snow heading toward our offices in Aspen and DC, it's proving true that March comes in like a lion, as the saying goes. Our events this month will keep you engaged and inspired no matter the weather.
Mickey Edwards is vice president and director of the Aspen Institute-Rodel Fellowship in Public Leadership, former Republican Congressman from Oklahoma, and author of the book The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans.
Calling emerging leaders in any industry (between ages 28 to 45) to meet in Aspen, CO to explore contemporary, pressing leadership issues in expert-moderated seminars.
Though this year's Oscars are over (gratefully, for some), the most salient conversation of the evening—the importance of creativity in education—will continue in Los Angeles on March 6.
Below are some of our favorite pictures and quotes from the inaugural Aspen Challenge in LA. We asked students to design solutions for some of the world's most complicated problems. Learn more about this project with the Bezos Family Foundation and the Los Angeles Unified School District at www.theaspenchallenge.org.
Earlier this week, we introduced you to our newest project: The Aspen Challenge.
For all their differences, both President Obama and Republican Senator Marco Rubio agreed on one thing last Tuesday night: the growth of the middle class and economic recovery in this country are intrinsically linked, and higher education and job training offer the keys to the middle class.