Anne Mosle is a vice president at the Aspen Institute and executive director of Ascend. In these roles she is an advisor to the senior leadership of the Aspen Institute and directs the vision and strategic goals of Ascend, a policy program of the Institute and a hub for breakthrough ideas and proven strategies that move parents, especially women, and their children beyond poverty toward educational success and economic security. The Aspen Institute's mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues.
Prior to the Aspen Institute, Anne served for three-and–a-half years as a vice president and officer of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, where she developed the Family Economic Security and Civic Engagement portfolios, oversaw the launch of the $100 million Mission-Driven Investing pilot program, and spearheaded the New Mexico place-based programming.
Prior to W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Anne served as the president of the Washington Area Women's Foundation from 2000-2007. Earlier in her career, Anne was a member of the leadership team at the Center for Policy Alternatives and held positions on Capitol Hill.
Anne currently serves on the board of the Tides Network and Foundation and is on the Advisory Committee of the Oxford University Said School of Business. She has a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Richmond and has completed graduate coursework at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She currently resides in Washington with her husband, Jim, and children, Elliot and Jasper.