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Aspen Young Leaders Fellowship: Newark Session II


The second session of AYLF Newark will convene Fellows on the campus of Rutgers University-Newark the weekend of June 9. Fellows will unpack materials to explore a number of themes that are directly relevant to the development of the leadership skills necessary to effectively engage their communities.

Session Themes:
  • Challenge of Leadership: justice, courage, vulnerability, and integrity
  • Know Yourself: core values, purpose, responsibility and conviction, living a good life based on virtue
  • Community and Society: social good, community values, and social change
  • Power, Privilege, and Class: freedom, democracy, suppression, and oppression
  • Atul Gawande, “Desperate Measures,” The New Yorker, May 5, 2003
  • Andy Weir, “The Egg”
  • Andrew Buncombe, “Alang: The Place Where Ships Go to Die,” The Independent, Aug 30, 2009
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter, Hamiliton: The Revolution
  • Chimamanda Adichie, “The Danger of a Single Story,” TED, 2009
  • Chimamanda Adichie, “The Danger of a Single Story,” TED, 2009
  • “American Experience: Rachel Carson,” PBS, 2017
  • “Citizenfour,” 2014
  • “Hamilton’s America: Full Film,” PBS, 2016
  • Hamilton Original Broadway Cast Recording
Event information
Fri Jun 9, 2017 - Sun Jun 11, 2017
Rutgers University-Newark
Newark, NJ