Erin Wilhelm is the Aspen Regional Director of the Society of Fellows. In this role, Erin builds partnerships with individuals and businesses across the Roaring Fork Valley in support of the mission of the Aspen Institute. Erin has nearly two decades of experience as a program director, researcher, and writer. She has dedicated her career to creating and delivering programs that allow individuals from diverse areas of expertise, social-political-economic backgrounds, and a variety of opinions to come together to engage in thoughtful dialogue that leads to meaningful outcomes for a happier and healthier world. Prior to joining the Aspen Institute in Colorado, Erin lived and worked in Washington, DC, for 16 years. There she engaged on a wide range of public health policy issues such as medicine quality, regulatory science, HIV, traumatic brain injury, and the impact of climate change on human health. Erin is also a certified yoga instructor and guided meditation facilitator. She holds a Master of Public Health in global health and public policy from The George Washington University, and dual Bachelor of Arts in political science and mass communications.