Aspen Challenge: Miami Culminates in Solution Showcase

Student winners of the 10-week Aspen Challenge: Miami were announced at the 2-day Solution Showcase on Thursday, April 22 and Friday, April 23, where student creativity, tenacity, collaboration, perseverance, and civic leadership were on full display.

Lorelle Atkinson Named Vice President of Communications and Marketing at the Aspen Institute

Lorelle Atkinson has been appointed Vice President of Communications and Marketing at the Aspen Institute. As the leader of the communications department, she will steer the future development and enhancement of the Institute’s overall strategic communications and oversee a team of more than 20 employees providing an in-house communications service in support of the organization’s dozens of programs and initiatives.

Aspen Ideas: Health Releases Agenda for Three-Day Event Exploring the Future of Health Care, April 27-29

Speakers include Anthony Fauci, Rochelle Walensky, Atul Gawande, Marcella Nunez-Smith, Renée Fleming, and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

Urgent Need to Address the U.S. Maternal Mortality Crisis, Health Strategy Group Reports

A new report released by the Aspen Health Strategy Group (AHSG), an Aspen Institute initiative, calls for a prompt response to address the U.S. maternal mortality crisis, which disproportionately impacts Black women and other women of color.

The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich Wins $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize

The award, which is one of the largest literary prizes of its kind in the United States, was established by the Aspen Institute to honor a work of fiction that illuminates a vital contemporary issue and demonstrates the transformative power of literature on thought and culture.

Governor Jay Inslee, K12 Climate Action Call for Growing the Movement for Addressing Climate Impacts

Today, K12 Climate Action, an initiative by the Aspen Institute, hosted Washington Governor Jay Inslee for a discussion about growing the movement for addressing climate change in schools across the country.

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