The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues.

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The Sports & Society program will convene leaders, foster dialogue, and inspire solutions that help sport serve the public interest. Read More
Event | August 16, 2016 |
Aspen, CO
Education and Society Program
*This event is by invitation only.In collaboration with Aspen Institute's Education and Society Program. This half-day forum will feature a series of moderated conversations exploring the latest... Read More
Event | July 19, 2016 |
Aspen, CO
Aspen Words
July – Paul Griner The author of several novels and short story collections including Follow Me, a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers pick, Paul Griner has been published in top literary... Read More
Event | June 28, 2016 |
Aspen, CO
Anna Deavere Smith presents pieces from her new work, the Pipeline Project, followed by an expert discussion with Aspen Ideas Festival speakers. This is a select Aspen Ideas Festival event that is... Read More
Event | June 20, 2016 - June 22, 2016 |
Aspen, CO
Aspen Words
Immerse yourself in literature for a series of 3-day Aspen retreats led by experts in the book world. Each instructor will curate a selection of literary works to discuss, ranging from poetry and... Read More
Immerse yourself in literature for a series of 3-day Aspen retreats led by experts in the book world. Each instructor will curate a selection of literary works to discuss, ranging from poetry and... Read More
Event | May 17, 2016 |
Washington, DC
Economic Opportunities Program
“Celebrating Skills for America’s Future” was a look back on five years of achievements in demonstrating how businesses can successfully partner with community colleges to meet their workforce needs... Read More
Business and Society Program
STAFFMike Boots, Senior Fellowmichael.boots@aspeninstitute.org Clayton Carlson, Senior Program Associateclayton.carlson@aspeninstitute.org 212.895.8014Dana Caryl, Program Managerdana.caryl@... Read More
Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI)
Applications for the Summer 2016 Fellowship are CLOSED. The application for the Fall 2016 Fellowship will be posted in mid-June.The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation... Read More

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