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Video | August 1, 2014
Action Pledges from:Khumo Shongwe, Africa Leadership Initiative, South AfricaClaudia Cruz, Central America Leadership Initiative, El SalvadorGovindraj Ethiraj, India Leadership InitiativeFollowed by... Read More
Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs
 The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) is a global network of organizations that propel entrepreneurship in emerging markets.  ANDE members provide critical... Read More
Blog Post | August 1, 2014 | Karen Sommer Shalett
Above, watch the full conversation with US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. At the 2014 Aspen Action Forum, former US Secretary of State and Aspen Institute Trustee Madeleine Albright... Read More
Blog Post | August 1, 2014 | Keosha Varela
City of New Orleans Councilmember LaToya Cantrell and US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx speak at the 2014 Aspen Action Forum.As disruption was a major theme at the 2014 Aspen... Read More
Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs
(213 as of August 2014):AAccion Actis Acumen Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund Aga Khan Foundation Amani InstituteAnglo AmericanAnthos Agora PartnershipsAngel Venture Fund HondurasAlianca... Read More
Blog Post | August 1, 2014 | Keosha Varela
Prev Play Pause Next Moderators Paul Pastorek, an education policy expert and former state... Read More
Video | July 31, 2014
Featured Discussions:Be Disruptive: The Life & Legacy of Nelson Mandela featuring Action Forum participants who were part of the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. Participants include:... Read More
Blog Post | August 1, 2014 | Robert Medina
The “Right” Evidence?Last week, we wrote about evidence-based decision-making. In a follow-up email to us, one curious “So What?” reader raised a big question: whose evidence do these decisions get... Read More