June 13, 2014 - June 18, 2014
Aspen, CO
Aspen Writers' Foundation
This year's afternoon and evening activities include seven different panels featuring the acclaimed writers and respected agents and publishers participating in the Summer Words Writers' Retreat. Detailed session descriptions and profiles of these guest presenters are available online at aspenwriters.org. Read More
June 12, 2014
New York City, NY
Raymond W. Kelly has 50 years in public service, with the last 12 as Police Commissioner of the City of New York. Kelly is one of the world’s most well-known and highly esteemed leaders in law enforcement. Read More
June 12, 2014
Washington, DC
Economic Opportunities Program
Maureen Conway and Robert P. Giloth deliver a robust collection, bringing together perspectives from philanthropy, policy, research, and practice, and setting out how sector-based workforce development has evolved over thirty years, with a special focus on the past ten. The book brings together the thinking of some of these leaders in the field about how the sector strategy can evolve and inform public and private investments and policy decisions. This volume is sure to provoke timely reflection among practitioners, policy makers, investors, and researchers, as well as lay readers. Buy the Book
June 11, 2014
West Hollywood, CA
Middle East Programs

Dynamic international partnerships are changing the landscape of film and media in the 21st ce

June 11, 2014
Washington, DC
Communications and Society Program
The country is abuzz about “net neutrality,” the policies of the Federal Communications Commission aimed at assuring fair rules of the road for Internet traffic. But the rhetoric and coverage of the FCC’s new proposals has at times drowned out serious discussion of the issues—what’s at stake, what are the right policies, and how do they get implemented? Read More
June 10, 2014
Washington, DC
Ascend

The Aspen Institute and America Forward, the nonpartisan policy initiative of New Profit Inc., invite you to participate in a roundtable discussion and luncheon that will explore emerging opportunities around Pay for Success and outcomes-based funding.

June 9, 2014
Economic Opportunities Program

Join the Aspen Institute Workforce Strategies Initiative for the third webinar in its four-part series on social enterprise. Social enterprises in workforce development are businesses that sells goods or services in the marketplace while also helping disadvantaged workers gain meaningful employment and work experience.

June 9, 2014
Washington, DC, United States
Aspen Planning and Evaluation Program
How do specific media images affect adolescent attitudes and outcomes? Melissa Kearney of the Brookings Institution and Philip Levine of Wellesley College set out to answer this question with their study of "16 and Pregnant." At this breakfast event, Kearney will discuss her methodology and the implications of her findings for the field of media impact assessments. Read More
June 7, 2014 - June 13, 2014
The seminar is a unique opportunity to step away from the demands of the present and reflect with other leaders in moderated, text-based Socratic dialogue on the concept of a good and just society. Read More
June 7, 2014 - June 13, 2014
Aspen, CO
The seminar is a unique opportunity to step away from the demands of the present and reflect with other leaders in moderated, text-based Socratic dialogue on the concept of a good and just society. Read More
June 6, 2014
Queenstown, MD

*This event is by invitation only.

Richard "Dick" Thornburgh served as governor of Pennsylvania in 1978 and was reelected in 1982; US attorney general under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush; and under-secretary general of the United Nations, during a public career which spanned over 25 years.

June 6, 2014 - June 10, 2014
Spartanburg, SC
Liberty Fellowship is an incubator for exemplary leadership in South Carolina. The program started in 2004 as a partnership of Anna Kate and Hayne Hipp, Wofford College and the Aspen Institute and has offices in Spartanburg and Greenville, South Carolina. Read More
June 6, 2014 - June 7, 2014
Siracusa (Sicily), Italy

In partnership with Camera di Commercio di Siracusa, Enel Foundation, with a contribution by eni.

June 5, 2014
Washington, DC
Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs
This one-day course will explore SROI using case studies to show how the principles and questions inform practical decisions in your organizations, as well as provide information to investors. Read More
June 5, 2014 - June 6, 2014
New York, NY

The ANDE Orientation Training is a two-day comprehensive overview of the small and growing business sector geared towards new hires, summer associates, and those new to the sector. The agenda will include sessions on: Financial Models, Doing Deals, Impact Investing, Sector Analysis, Business Plans, Case Studies, Social Entrepreneurship 101, and more!

June 4, 2014 - June 6, 2014
Gettysburg, PA
Franklin Project
One year after the Franklin Project's initial launch, the Summit at Gettysburg will serve as a defining moment. We come to this hallowed ground to remind Americans of what Lincoln described in his historic address as "our unfinished work" and to highlight how America can finally create a common expectation and opportunity for all young people to serve our nation. We envision a next generation of leaders who can work together across income, race, ethnicity, political affiliation, and geography to get big things done for our country.
June 3, 2014
Washington, DC
Economic Opportunities Program

*This event is by invitation only.

Founded in 2003 by Dr. Romesh Wadhwani, the Wadhwani Foundation’s primary mission is economic acceleration of emerging economies. The Foundation embarked upon its mission in India first, and subsequently, the Foundation has expanded into the US and other countries.

June 3, 2014 - June 4, 2014
Washington, DC
Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs

Each year, ANDE members gather in Washington, DC, to discuss common challenges and solutions for metrics and evaluation. The diverse group includes investors, capacity development providers, researchers, and entrepreneurs who represent organizations on the forefront of innovation and rigor in impact evaluation. Participants learn from each other, hear from experts in the field, and drive the future of impact evaluation for the SGB space.

June 2, 2014
New York, NY
On the evening of June 2, The Aspen Institute and Christie’s will launch a special series of collaborative programming that will explore the nexus of art, culture and society. Read More
June 2, 2014 - June 6, 2014
TBD
The Central America Leadership Initiative (CALI) is a nonprofit organization that identifies and motivates effective and successful young leaders across Central America, who are capable of guiding their countries as they struggle to align the social and economic demands of the region with local visions of a "good society." Read More

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