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Aspen Young Leaders Fellowship: St. Louis Session II


The second session of AYLF St. Louis will convene Fellows at Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch the weekend of April 28. Here Fellows will unpack materials to explore a handful 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
  • Chimamanda Adichie, “The Danger of a Single Story,” TED, 2009
  • “American Experience: Rachel Carson,” PBS, 2017
  • “Citizenfour,” 2014
Event information
Fri Apr 28, 2017 - Sun Apr 30, 2017
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch
St. Louis, MO