2012 Overview and 2011 Annual Report


About the Aspen InstItute
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 discussing and acting on critical issues. The Institute does this primarily in four ways: Seminars, which help participants reflect on what they think makes a good society, thereby deepening knowledge, broadening perspectives, and enhancing their capacity to solve the problems leaders face. Young-leader fellowships around the globe, which bring a selected class of proven leaders together for an intense multiyear program and commitment. The Fellows become better leaders and apply their skills to significant challenges. Policy programs, which serve as nonpartisan forums for analysis, consensus-building, and problem-solving on a wide variety of issues. Public conferences and events, which provide a commons for people to share ideas. The Institute is based in Washington, DC; Aspen, Colorado; and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The Institute also has offices in New York City and an international network of partners.

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presIdent and ceo, the aspen InstItute

TAble of conTenTs

Table of ConTenTs
Taking Time for Civility | Policy Programs and Partnerships | 6 8

Public Programs | 22 Seminars | 28 Leadership Programs | 30 Society of Fellows | 34 Selected Highlights of Our Work | 36 Our Locations and International Partners | 40 Aspen Institute Leadership | 44 Policy Program Directory | 45 Board of Trustees | 47 2011 Annual Report | 50 Donors | 52

Fmade use of Leonardo da Vinci’s famous fifteenth-century drawing, Vitruvian Man. The human
or a few years in the 1960s, in presenting the Aspen Award in the Humanities, the Institute figure inscribed in a circle and square had become a famous cultural icon in the West — an ideally proportioned representation of man as the measure of all things and a visual expression of human civilization, human dignity, human civility.

Taking Time for Civility

As you will find in the pages of this year’s overview and annual report, true civility is much more than bipartisanship in domestic politics or politeness in civil society. It guides the programs, partnerships, and purposes of the Institute, and it helps leaders of all kinds forge an awareness of what the human community is capable of and what it means to commit oneself to tolerance and civil discourse. Indeed, civility is at the core of everything we do, from our Congressional Program — which brings together members of Congress from both sides of the aisle to learn about critical topics — to our 30-plus policy programs, which convene key thinkers for dialogue on important national and global issues from poverty to foreign policy to the environment and the arts. Now in its sixth decade, the original Aspen Seminar, as well as the newer seminars it has inspired, continues to give participants a genuine experience of civility. And our public programs, from large public forums such as the world-famous Aspen Ideas Festival to ongoing programs in Aspen, Washington, DC, and New York City, strive to welcome new faces and minds into our community through vibrant discussion on a dizzying array of subjects that matter to us all. None of this would be successful, or even possible, if civility was not at the very heart of the Institute’s values and mission. It is the spirit of civility — that same all-encompassing respect for the human mind, body, and spirit reflected in Vitruvian Man — that helps us empathize with others, seek new ideas and better solutions to the challenges we face, and work hard to find common ground. This spirit inspires us here at the Aspen Institute, even as polarization and divisiveness increasingly define the public discourse all around us. So as you read on and learn more about our diverse, ambitious, and unique body of work, we hope that this spirit and everything it means will inspire you, too.



TAking Time for civiliTy



PoliCy Programs and ParTnershiPs

Advancing Public Policy Through Dialogue and Action

The Aspen Institute policy programs advance public- and private-sector knowledge on some of the most pressing issues facing contemporary society. They frame critical topics, bring new evidence to bear on a wide range of issues, propose innovative ideas, and gather leaders and experts to reach constructive solutions to policy problems. Each program serves as an impartial forum, and each is unique in its substance and approach. Together, however, they share a common mission and methodology, convening diverse perspectives for informed dialogue, research, and action.

Clockwise from left: Dr. Jill Biden presents the inaugural $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence to Valencia College President Sanford Shugart. (photo by Patrice Gilbert) Coloradas Mangas, a member of the Mescalero Apache Tribe and a youth board member for the Center for Native American Youth, discusses the challenges Native American children face on reservations, alongside Center founder Senator Byron Dorgan and Institute President Walter Isaacson. (photo by Steve Johnson) Academy Award-winning actress Meryl Streep and renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma at the US-China Forum on Arts in Culture in Beijing, hosted by the Institute in partnership with the Asia Society. (photo by Dong Lin)



Policy ProgrAms And PArTnershiPs



Advocacy Planning and Evaluation Program
www.aspeninstitute.org/apep This program helps clients plan and evaluate efforts to shape public policy. Program staff and consultants work with foundations and nongovernmental organizations in the United States, Africa, and Europe assessing advocacy efforts on issues as diverse as curbing obesity, combating human trafficking, and increasing access to family planning resources. The program also leads the Institute’s internal program review process.

Agent Orange in Vietnam Program

www.aspeninstitute.org/agentorangeprogram This bipartisan, bilateral program promotes dialogue in the US policy community and among US and Vietnamese officials on eliminating the health and environmental impact of wartime herbicides in Vietnam. It sponsors meetings and briefings on dioxin, the highly toxic chemical compound in the defoliant Agent Orange, and strengthens US-Vietnamese cooperation on mitigating contamination and its consequences. The program also builds public support through education and advocacy for practical solutions such as soil restoration and community health programs, education and treatment centers, improved services for those with dioxin-related disabilities, local environmental training, and remediation work at contaminated sites. In 2010, the program released a ten-year plan to address the toxic legacy of dioxin contamination, and it has organized a public-private partnership in Da Nang to implement some of the plan’s recommendations.

Ascend, the Family Economic Security Program
www.aspeninstitute.org/ascend Ascend is a hub for breakthrough ideas and proven strategies that move parents, especially women, and their children beyond poverty toward educational success and economic security. The program builds on lessons learned internationally about the power of investing in women and encourages similar investments in the US. It takes a two-generation approach to its work, creating opportunities for and addressing the needs of both vulnerable parents and children together, and it brings a gender and racial equity lens to its policy analysis. The program concentrates on three key content areas: education, economic supports, and social capital. Its core strategies are to spark a new conversation around lowincome families in the US; develop a diverse network of leaders through a national fellowship program; and elevate effective two-generation policies and community solutions.

“Questions of responsibility, awareness, and data reliability have for too long generated bitter controversy and stalled research and remedial action. A majority of Americans who have been polled to date agree that it is time to lay those issues aside.”
Addressing the Legacy of Agent Orange in Vietnam: Declaration and Plan of Action Agent Orange in Vietnam Program



Center: Susan Berresford, convener of the US-Vietnam Dialogue Group on Agent Orange/Dioxin and former president of the Ford Foundation, listens as program director Charles Bailey provides updates on the Institute’s Agent Orange in Vietnam Program. (photo by Steve Johnson) Left and right: The Agent Orange in Vietnam Program has helped raise awareness about people with disabilities in Vietnam whose conditions may be related to Agent Orange exposure during the war. (photos by Catherine Karnow)

Aspen Global Health and Development
www.aspeninstitute.org/ghd This program’s mission is to promote solutions to persistent global health and development problems. It strengthens the capacity of political leaders to act, moving country-level best practices to global policy attention, developing and supporting new evidence for these practices, and providing high-level forums for debate and implementation of innovative strategies that have the potential to result in positive, large-scale outcomes. It supports the advancement of a number of ideas, including recognition of reproductive health as a key contributor to other development outcomes; adoption of policy innovations to address the global health workforce shortage, with a special focus on the role of health worker migration and collaborative solutions to health worker imbalance; and advancement of sustainable and equitable efforts to feed a world population of more than nine billion. The program also continues to explore poverty alleviation solutions across areas such as agriculture, banking, water, transportation, climate change, and art.

Policy ProgrAms And PArTnershiPs

Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs
www.aspeninstitute.org/ande This global network of organizations propels entrepreneurship in emerging markets. Its more than 150 members are drawn from nonprofits, investment funds, multinational corporations, banks, foundations, and research institutions that collectively work in virtually every developing economy in the world. These organizations are at the vanguard of a movement focused on supporting small and growing businesses (SGBs) that create economic, environmental, and social benefits for developing countries. The network advocates that policymakers and financial leaders drive more resources to these entrepreneurial firms. It hosts a wide variety of knowledge-sharing and training programs and offers financial support for innovative partnerships aimed at improving services to emerging market entrepreneurs. It also sponsors annual events focused on the small business sector, including a global conference on key trends and a workshop on metrics and impact assessment. In 2012, it launched a major research effort focused on building the evidence base that demonstrates the power of SGBs to build prosperity for the poor. The network has regional chapters in Brazil, Mexico/Central America, East Africa, India, and South Africa. Additional chapters are envisioned for 2012.



“Cyber technology gives much more power to non-state actors than nuclear technology does, and the threats such actors pose are likely to increase.”
Securing Cyberspace: A New Domain for National Security Aspen Strategy Group

Aspen Strategy Group

www.aspeninstitute.org/asg How can America’s national security establishment better adapt to nascent threats and challenges? As current global trends defy traditional notions of international relations, what common problems do nations face in the 21st century? This program focuses on transnational issues that blend foreign and domestic subjects. Founded in 1984 with a concentration on strategic relations, arms-control issues, and the US-Soviet relationship, its roots as an annual conference for researchers associated with arms control projects at universities and think tanks date back to the 1970s. As the group evolved, it also included legislators, government officials, business and industry representatives, and journalists. The current program has moved beyond its Cold War origins and today includes three generations of policymakers representing a range of perspectives. The approach, however, has remained constant: to use a bipartisan lens to identify the most contentious foreign policy and national security concerns facing our nation and to assess America’s evolving interests. Recent workshops, briefings, and reports have covered cybersecurity, American interests in South Asia, the global economic crisis and its implications for foreign policy and national security, the national security implications of climate change, China in the 21st century, and the challenge of nuclear proliferation. Also convening under the auspices of the Strategy Group are the US-India Strategic Dialogue, the Aspen Ministers Forum, and the group’s latest initiative, the China-Europe-US Trialogue.

Business and Society Program
www.aspeninstitute.org/bsp This program builds on 60 years of Aspen Institute programming to help established and emerging business leaders put values at the heart of practice. Through dialogue, research, and outreach, the program creates opportunities for executives and educators to explore new routes to business sustainability and values-based leadership. Its Corporate Values Strategy Group for business executives supports long-term thinking in business and investing through change in corporate practice as well as public policy. Its First Movers fellowship is for exceptional business innovators who are integrating profitability and social value in their companies. The program is also home to several signature programs for innovators in business education, including Beyond Grey Pinstripes, CasePlace.org, and Faculty Pioneers, which highlight cutting-edge teaching and research on social and environmental stewardship.



Center for Native American Youth

Policy Programs and PartnershiPs

Created by former US Senator Byron Dorgan, the center is dedicated to improving the health, safety, and overall well-being of Native American youth through communication, policy development, and advocacy. Despite the efforts of tribal governments and advocates, difficult conditions—including high rates of unemployment, poverty, alcohol and substance abuse, crime, and health disparities—persist in many tribal communities. The center seeks to raise awareness and develop solutions to these issues by bringing together Native youth, tribal leaders, advocacy organizations, academic institutions, and other experts through roundtables, summits, and other events held throughout Indian Country.

College Excellence Program
www.AspenCCPrize.org Improving college student outcomes is a vital national priority. Only half of all college students graduate, and evidence suggests that the learning that takes place in college is too often limited and not well-aligned with what students need to succeed after graduating. Over the past 50 years, increased college access has benefited millions of Americans, but now the nation must get more students through college with the skills and abilities needed for success in a knowledge-based economy. The goal of this program is to identify and accelerate the replication of campus-based practices and policies that improve student success. The program’s first initiative, the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, awards one million dollars annually to the nation’s best community colleges. The prize aims to bring together community colleges around a measurable definition of excellence, to recognize community colleges that achieve exceptional student results, and to stimulate innovation on campuses nationwide. More recently, the program initiated the New College Leadership Project to inform the recruitment and training of a new generation of community college presidents capable of improving student success. After releasing a fall 2012 research report, program staff will work with leader colleges from the national nonprofit organization Achieving the Dream to further develop the skills and knowledge of exceptional community college presidents.

Commission to Reform the Federal Appointments Process
www.aspeninstitute.org/federal-appointments The Institute formed this independent, nonpartisan effort to evaluate the federal government’s vetting and clearance procedures, identify opportunities for improvement, and work with interested parties to reform the appointments process. The commission is co-chaired by former US Senators Bill Frist and Chuck Robb and former White House officials Mack McLarty and Clay Johnson. It was created to work with the White House, Congress, and other groups to adopt measures to streamline and expedite the vetting process without sacrificing high standards of quality for government leaders. The goal is to assure that presidents can more quickly fill key positions, particularly during the first six months of a new administration, with the qualified people necessary to serve the public interest, while reducing the burden and intrusiveness on nominees.

“Community colleges are making good on the promise that being poor doesn’t mean staying poor, that college access and success together can fuel the American economy and the American dream.”
The Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence: Honoring Our Nation’s Exceptional Community Colleges College Excellence Program



“Construction jobs provide low-income adults opportunities to enter the middle class. But the path to quality jobs, including apprenticeships, is often difficult for those unfamiliar with the industry. In many labor markets, pre-apprenticeship training programs connect low-income adults to construction careers and help employers find the diverse, skilled workforce needed to be successful.”
A Solid Foundation: Key Capacities of Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Programs Economic Opportunities Program’s Workforce Strategies Initiative

Center: Saru Jayaraman, director of the Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York, and Andy Shallal, restaurateur/owner of Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC, discuss how to improve job quality in growing industries at an Economic Opportunities Program panel. (photo by Steve Johnson) Left and Right: Graduates of two Economic Opportunities Program job training courses that help students acquire the skills they need to find better jobs.

Communications and Society Program
www.aspeninstitute.org/c&s This program serves as a venue for global leaders and experts to exchange insights on the societal impact of digital technology and network communications. It also creates a multidisciplinary space in the communications policymaking world where veteran and emerging decision-makers can explore new concepts and develop policy networks. The program convenes approximately ten leadership roundtables each year on subjects such as new technologies and democratic values, institutional innovation, communications industries and the environment, spectrum policy, public service media, mobile technologies, cloud computing, broadband communication policy, and global Internet governance. Leaders from across disciplines and perspectives engage in moderated discussions that culminate in specific conclusions and recommendations. Meetings have led to the creation of the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy, new initiatives in public media, and the Federal Communications Commission’s new media inquiry. Conference reports are distributed to key policymakers and opinion leaders around the world and are available to the public online.

Community Strategies Group
www.aspeninstitute.org/csg This group equips community leaders to connect with the best ideas, tools, and strategies available to improve economic development, strengthen families, sustain natural resources, create locally controlled philanthropic assets, and build vital and just civic cultures. The group’s hallmark is tailored, peer-to-peer exchanges in which community-based leaders create immediate back-home action plans. It convenes action-learning sessions for teams from multiple locations and organizes site visits for peer communities to examine exemplary community change at close range. It brings together disconnected leaders from a specific geographic region to collaborate and find common aims. The group also joins community innovators with regional and national experts and funders. It develops community lessons into action guides, good-practice profiles, and web resources. Through its Rural Development Philanthropy Learning Network, the group has helped hundreds of community-based business, nonprofit, church, government, and civic leaders work together to grow locally controlled philanthropic funds and use them to improve community outcomes. In its Family Economic Success Initiative, the group is engaging an expanding network of community leaders across the country to help hard-working, low-income families earn more, keep more of what they earn, and grow what they save into assets that reduce family and community poverty over time.



Policy Programs and PartnershiPs

Congressional Program

www.aspeninstitute.org/congressional This is a nonpartisan public policy education and civility-building program for members of the US Congress in which over thirty percent of the current Congress has participated. At a time of Congressional gridlock and extreme partisanship, the program offers Republican and Democratic legislators the opportunity to learn from internationally recognized academics and experts and to explore policy alternatives. It assists legislators in developing the deeper understanding of public policy options and the personal relationships necessary to help Congress meaningfully address our nation’s problems. Although the program does not endorse specific legislation, for more than three decades it has provided a forum for discussion of policy issues that has often sown the seeds for significant policy initiatives. Current subjects include international economic and security issues, US-China relations, energy security, US relations with the Muslim world, and education reform. The program is funded solely by foundations, and it annually sponsors two dozen breakfast meetings and four conferences. No lobbyists, congressional staff, or outside observers are permitted, and all conference agendas are reviewed by the House and Senate ethics committees.

Economic Opportunities Program
www.aspeninstitute.org/eop This program supports fields of practice that make economic opportunity more accessible to those who are struggling in the changing economy, including workforce training and education, microenterprise development, and financial services. It also investigates and documents strategies for economic opportunity that work. Based on their knowledge and ongoing interaction with leaders in the field, program staff members develop practical tools that help organizations better implement promising strategies. In addition, the program offers leadership development opportunities, bringing peers from across the country together for collaborative learning about promising practices designed to help low-income individuals start businesses, find better jobs, and build wealth. The program actively engages leaders of community-based organizations, community colleges, local and state government, business and philanthropy, and it seeks to bring the voices and experiences of local initiatives into policy discussions. The program includes three distinct initiatives: the Microenterprise Fund for Innovation, Effectiveness, Learning, and Dissemination; the Workforce Strategies Initiative; and, most recently, Skills for America’s Future.



Education and Society Program
www.aspeninstitute.org/education Recognizing the importance of effective education policy to improve US schools, this program convenes workshops for federal, state, and local policymakers, education leaders, researchers, and analysts to provide ongoing peer-to-peer learning and professional development. It facilitates knowledge-sharing among urban school district leaders about how school systems can improve the education and life chances of all students. Program participants also work to identify solutions that will support, nurture, and develop new cadres of leaders in schools and classrooms. In addition, the program’s Aspen Senior Education Congressional Staff Network informs federal policy development by assisting congressional staff members in better understanding innovations in the field, shared challenges, and the impact of federal education laws on states and urban school districts.

Energy and Environment Program
www.aspeninstitute.org/ee This program provides nonpartisan leadership and a neutral forum for improving energy and environmental policy-making through values-based dialogue. With its intentional dialogues, public programs, annual policy forums, and an environmental leadership initiative, the program creates impartial venues for global leaders to engage in informed discussion around energy and environmental challenges and solutions. The program’s core competency is convening professional, high-level, contentdriven dialogues in the policy, science, finance, and business arenas. For more than three decades, its Energy Policy Forum has brought together senior industry, government, environmental and other leaders to report on a broad range of energy challenges and opportunities, including climate change, electricity markets, nuclear power, renewable fuels, and fuel efficiency. The Global Forum on Energy, Economy and Security assembles experts and policymakers to discuss oil and gas global markets. The Clean Energy Roundtable addresses the intersection of renewable energy, clean technology, innovation, and financing with commercial and public policy. The program’s efforts to advance collective knowledge about critical environmental problems have included collaborative dialogues on the impact and governance of climate change in the Arctic, conservation and human development, improving water access, sanitation, and hygiene policy, and international institutional responsibilities for validating emerging carbon markets. The program also spearheads the Institute’s Catto Fellowship Program for young environmental professionals and partners with National Geographic to convene the annual Aspen Environment Forum.

“Transportation fuel options other than oil are being developed and include natural gas, electricity, biomass, and efficiency. All hold promise; all present significant impediments to their adoption.”
Global Energy Markets in a Time of Political Change Energy and Environment Program

From left to right: Chevrolet displays its electric car, the Volt, on the Aspen Meadows campus during the Aspen Environment Forum. (photo by Michael Brands) Noted biologist E.O. Wilson and Institute trustee and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle during a live broadcast of NPR’s “Talk of the Nation” at the Aspen Environment Forum. (photo by Dan Bayer)



Global Initiative on Culture and Society
www.aspeninstitute.org/cultureandsociety This initiative highlights the role culture plays in socioeconomic development, international relations, and global security. Amidst growing recognition that cultural expression has the power to solve social problems, sustain livelihoods, and create the conditions necessary for social change, the initiative provides a neutral platform for reflection, network-building, leadership development, and cooperative engagement in the cultural sector. Through domestic and international roundtables, forums, seminars, and summits, the initiative raises awareness of the importance of culture in policymaking, peacebuilding, reconciliation efforts, and international relations. It creates and convenes networks of leading professionals from diverse backgrounds to share information, generate policy debates, and seed new actions in the areas of culture and society. The initiative serves in an advisory role to governments, multilateral organizations, private institutions, and socio-cultural entrepreneurs. Recent activities have included meetings of the Aspen Cultural Diplomacy Forum in France, Spain, and Washington, DC. The 2012 forum is scheduled for October in Tokyo. The initiative facilitated the creation of the Arts and Business Council for the city of Rio de Janeiro and organized a dialogue in Aspen on the interdependence of fashion, culture, diplomacy, and sustainable development. Its Creative Arts World Summit was held at the Royal Opera House Muscat in Oman, and planning is underway for follow-up activities. Also on the horizon are cultural diplomacy and cultural enterprise development roundtables in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the US, where a forum on the culture of innovation will be held in San Diego.

Policy Programs and PartnershiPs

Health, Biomedical Science, and Society Initiative
www.aspeninstitute.org/health By convening bipartisan, multidisciplinary forums, this initiative facilitates the exchange of knowledge and insights among decision-makers and helps to forge networks and collaborations with the ultimate goal of improving human health. In 2011, the initiative and its partners hosted two regional meetings in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Raleigh, North Carolina, and one event in Washington, DC. In 2012, it is hosting three regional meetings as well as another Washington event highlighting lessons learned at the regional gatherings and hoping policymakers will utilize these messages to help repair our nation’s broken health care system. In March 2012, the initiative launched the Aspen Health Innovation Project, a new effort to highlight both clinical innovations in diverse settings and opportunities for cost containment in the health care system. Two reports are being released in 2012 on why the American health system is innovative in the development of medical treatments and procedures but not in its delivery system.



Homeland Security Program

www.aspeninstitute.org/security Years have passed since 9/11, yet holes remain in America’s defenses against terrorism, heightening the risk of another terrorist attack. This program identifies gaps in the nation’s defenses against terrorism and recommends ways to close them. Through reports, roundtable discussions, Congressional testimony, and forums, it strives to convince policymakers, stakeholders, and the public at large to reduce America’s vulnerability to terrorism.

Initiative on Financial Security
www.aspeninstitute.org/ifs Saving sparks entrepreneurship, increases the gross domestic product, builds the middle class, and creates jobs for the future. But America’s savings system is broken. Working toward restoring financial security for all, this initiative is the nation’s leading policy program focused on helping Americans at every stage of life to save, invest, and own. In roundtables, panel discussions, congressional briefings, and other forums, it brings together federal officials and industry experts to craft innovative policies that enable low- and moderate-income families to acquire financial assets. It designs new savings accounts for children and homeownership, as well as safe and simple investment products for adult savers and lifelong income products for seniors. It also researches new approaches to savings and tax policy and works with federal policymakers to support efforts to increase financial security for all Americans.

“The tremendous protection afforded to religious institutions under the First Amendment is a foundational part of our great nation, and it is increasingly clear that there is a new mandate for our collective homeland security. This new mandate requires religious leaders to remain vigilant and on guard against those who trawl for the uneducated with a perverse and violent version of religious instruction.”
America the Inclusive: Building Robust Community and Interfaith Partnerships Justice and Society Program

Initiative on Global Food Security

www.aspeninstitute.org/foodsecurity This new initiative is a global effort to address critical gaps in current approaches to food security, with an emphasis on fostering dialogue across sectors in order to implement breakthrough ideas. It will take a 30- to 50-year view on policy questions and will concentrate on private-sector strategic challenges in four key areas: health and poverty; science and technology; environmental sustainability; and markets and trade. The initiative, a collaboration of the Institute’s Energy and Environment Program, Aspen Global Health and Development, and the Middle East Programs, will launch a dialogue series on global food security in the fall of 2012 for top-level leaders in food security policy, business, and research.



Justice and Society Program

Policy Programs and PartnershiPs

www.aspeninstitute.org/justice For more than 30 years, this program has brought together individuals from diverse backgrounds to discuss what justice means and how a just society ought to deal with longstanding philosophical disputes and contemporary social challenges. The annual Justice and Society Seminar, held in Aspen and cofounded by the late Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun, continues to be led by preeminent judges and law professors. Public programming in Washington, New York, and Aspen, including the series Intersections: Critical Conversations on Law, Justice, and Public Policy, invites public officials, established and emerging opinion leaders, and grass-roots organizers to share their perspectives in a neutral and balanced forum. The goal of the series is to foster civil and respectful dialogue, seek compromise, and develop strategies for positive change. The program also conducts rule-of-law training for judges, prosecutors, and other public officials from around the world through programs on the rule of law and American judicial institutions.

Manufacturing and Society in the 21st Century
www.aspeninstitute.org/mfg The US manufacturing sector has long been a source of good jobs, innovation, and global competitiveness, as well as a pillar of both community stability and national security. In the current economic climate many fear the decline of this sector, even though it is leading the stubbornly weak economic recovery and regaining momentum. What can be done to preserve and strengthen this critical part of the US economy and society? This new program brings business, government, and opinion leaders together to discuss and analyze many of the important problems and opportunities affecting the future of manufacturing in an increasingly globalized economy. Policy discussions are convened in Washington, DC, and a CEO seminar is held in Aspen to build consensus on issues important to the sector.

Market Building Initiative

www.aspeninstitute.org/mbi This initiative addresses the challenge of how countries can move from relative instability, poverty, and exclusion from market opportunity to prosperous and stable societies. At the heart of the breakdown of the social compact between citizens and their governments is the failure to provide for economic opportunity. Millions of young people in countries across the world live with slim prospects for jobs and livelihoods or the benefits of integrated economies. The initiative takes a market-oriented approach to generating innovative ideas for building legitimate market economies. It proposes strategies for positive economic change, informed by the realities of a globalized and interconnected world. It looks for ways to foster common interests among economic stakeholders through the creation of rules, structures, and programs that support legitimate market activities and opportunities; convenes innovative thinkers to refine approaches and toolkits; supports senior economic policymakers on market-building in a number of fragile contexts; and contributes to high-level strategy formulation and implementation.

Middle East Programs

www.aspeninstitute.org/mideast Partners for a New Beginning, the US-Palestinian Partnership, the North Africa Partnership for Economic Opportunity, the Emirates-Aspen Partnership, the US-Lebanon Dialogue, and the Huda and Samia Farouki Luncheon Series all focus on a comprehensive approach to the Middle East. Working with prominent American, Middle Eastern, and Muslim business and political leaders throughout the region, the initiatives of these programs are dedicated to achieving a peaceful resolution to all Middle East conflicts and to forging partnerships between the United States and the Muslim world. They concentrate on pragmatic policy initiatives that build trust, enhance innovation, and promote regional stability and economic development.



“Support has shifted away from in-town leagues and school intramurals, often the only options for the late bloomer, the economically disadvantaged, the child of a single parent, the boy or girl of average athletic ability, and the kid who needs exercise more than any other—the clinically obese.”
Sports and Society Program

Among other issues, the Sports and Society Program focuses on increasing participation rates in sports for under-represented youth. Left: Craig Robinson, head coach of the Oregon State University men’s basketball team and brother of First Lady Michelle Obama, at “Sport for All, Play for Life,” a Sports and Society roundtable on the youth sports landscape. (photo by Steve Johnson) Right: US Olympic figure skating medalist Michelle Kwan discussing the importance of Title IX to her athletic career. (photo by Steve Johnson)

They also create new projects that strive to further the prospects for enduring peace, end the Arab-Israeli conflict, and bridge the US-Muslim divide. The programs include targeted economic projects to benefit private entrepreneurs and moderate political leaders. Together, the programs strengthen the region’s private sector and its civic leadership. They serve as a networking forum, and they create a political space in the United States that supports its peace efforts.

Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation
www.aspeninstitute.org/psi Through convenings, leadership development initiatives, communications, and strategic partnerships, this program seeks to maximize the impact of social-sector leaders in contributing to the good society at home and abroad. It hosts the Aspen Philanthropy Group, an agenda-setting body of foundation leaders at the cutting edge of change, and it spurs dialogue among leaders from the private, public, and social sectors in working groups on specific issues of concern. Among the program’s current workshop series is the Nonprofit Public Information Project, an effort to ensure high-quality and accessible statistical data on social sector activity. Leadership development initiatives include the American Express FoundationAspen Institute Fellowship for Emerging Nonprofit Leaders, the Aspen Philanthropy Seminar, and the Seminar for Mid-America Foundation CEOs. The program’s policy work includes the Impact Economy Initiative, which seeks to create an enabling environment for investments and enterprises that generate both financial profit and positive social or environmental returns. To extend the reach of its networking and share the knowledge generated by its convenings, the program partners with the Global Philanthropy Forum to showcase emerging leaders and effective programs.

Program on the World Economy
www.aspeninstitute.org/pwe Begun in 1981, this program promotes sustainable economic growth and financial stability in the world economy by convening prominent leaders from both industrial and developing nations. It uses an interdisciplinary approach to generate pragmatic solutions to major economic and financial challenges and to advance cooperation on key issues facing the global economic and financial system.



Policy Programs and PartnershiPs

Roundtable on Community Change
www.aspeninstitute.org/rcc This program distills lessons about how to revitalize distressed communities and helps policymakers, funders, and practitioners create effective strategies for promoting vibrant, racially equitable communities. It convenes national leaders in the community-change field, reviews community antipoverty initiatives, and disseminates lessons to funders and practitioners about how to improve outcomes for low-income children, families, and communities. The program also has a premier research and action program on race and racism in 21st-century America, including a seminar series for government, nonprofit, media, and business leaders to improve their skills to work on racial equity and inclusion. Roundtable staff members provide technical assistance and coaching to communities and organizations working to reduce poverty and promote racial equity.

Sports and Society Program
www.sportsandsociety.org This program convenes leaders, fosters dialogue, and inspires solutions that help sport serve the public interest. It covers a range of topics and is currently focused on developing active children and communities and elevating public conversation around the critical need to keep more children involved in healthy sport into the teenage years and beyond—a key component in confronting the nation’s obesity epidemic. The program brings together high-level leaders from across the sports landscape, as well as those from policy and other realms. Meetings have covered such topics as the role of sport organizations in defeating childhood obesity, lessons learned from video games about competitionfriendly environments, access to sports for girls in low-income communities, and the challenge of creating a national sport development model.



PubliC Programs

Promoting Nonpartisan Inquiry and Engaging the Public

Public programs open the Institute to wider audiences, offering opportunities to engage in thoughtful, nonpartisan inquiry. They range from major conferences — such as the Aspen Ideas Festival, the Cultural Diplomacy Forum, and the Aspen Security Forum — to more intimate discussion series and topical symposia offered by the Socrates Program. They take place in Aspen, Colorado; Washington, DC; New York City; and occasionally in varied locations outside the US.

Clockwise left to right: Jazz impresario Wynton Marsalis plays “The Ballad of the American Arts” for the crowd at the Aspen Ideas Festival. (photo by Dan Bayer) Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) at the Washington Ideas Forum. (photo by Riccardo Savi) Aspenite Jill Teehan makes a point during the Aspen Community Program’s “Engaging Young Aspen” event. (photo by Riccardo Savi)



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Aspen Ideas Festival

This annual event in partnership with The Atlantic gathers some of the world’s foremost academic, political, scientific, business, and cultural leaders for a week-long exchange of ideas on the Institute’s Aspen, Colorado, campus. Lectures and panel discussions address wide-ranging topics, including some of the most pressing issues of the day.

Aspen Institute Arts Program

www.aspeninstitute.org/arts-program This program was established to increase the importance of the arts at the Institute and to enhance the presence of the arts in society at large. It expands the Institute’s already vital dialogue in the areas of science, business, politics, and social policy to encompass the different ways of thinking and communicating fostered by the arts, and it reaches out to artists, policymakers, arts administrators, and philanthropists to connect them to the Institute community. Program activities include the Harman-Eisner Artist in Residence Program, in which distinguished artists join the Aspen Ideas Festival and Institute programs throughout the year; the US-China Forum on the Arts and Culture, which brings together American and Chinese cultural representatives for open dialogues; curated conversations on the arts for the Washington Ideas Roundtable series in Washington, DC, and this year’s Aspen at Roosevelt House series in New York City; the New Views Documentaries and Dialogue series in Aspen; and partnerships with other organizations for new and developing efforts in the arts.

Washington Ideas Forum

The Institute, in partnership with The Atlantic, hosts an annual two-day session of interviews and conversations at the Newseum in Washington, DC, pairing today’s key newsmakers with the nation’s leading journalists in an attempt to ask big questions, identify overarching themes, and bring together diverse perspectives for civil dialogue.

Aspen Writers’ Foundation
www.aspenwriters.org Founded in Aspen in 1976, the Aspen Writers’ Foundation is one of the nation’s leading literary centers and a stage for the world’s most prominent authors. Its programs employ literature as a tool for provoking thought, broadening perspectives, fostering connections, and inspiring creativity. Since 2009, it has worked in partnership with the Institute to reinforce the humanistic ideals of both organizations and to cultivate the inner life through the exchange of words, stories, and ideas.



McCloskey Speaker Series

Public Programs

www.aspeninstitute.org/mccloskey This summer program in Aspen features talks by leaders who have a far-reaching impact on society. Past speakers have included Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, Carnegie Corporation President Vartan Gregorian, and physicist Brian Greene, among many others. The series is made possible by a generous donation from the McCloskey Family Charitable Foundation.

Aspen Community Programs

www.aspeninstitute.org/aspenevents The Institute hosts dozens of affordable and inspiring public events in Aspen that attract a crosssection of community members, from high school students and year-round residents to part-time residents and visitors. Programs include the Great Ideas and Teen Socrates Seminars, Great Books and Great Decisions Discussion Series, Greek and Epic Tragedy: The Foundations of Western Culture, Fireside Chats, The Great Conversation: Engaging Young Aspen, New Views: Documentaries, and the Arts & Ideas Series, which featured a seminar on Renaissance Rome as its most recent program.

Hurst Community Fund

www.aspeninstitute.org/aspenevents The new Hurst Community Fund will allow the Institute to expand its seminars for young people in Aspen and throughout the Roaring Fork Valley by introducing a Great Ideas Seminar for middle school students, and by growing the program for 11th grade students. Modeled after the Institute’s flagship Aspen Seminar, this seminar continues to be a popular offering for high school students. In addition, the Hurst Community Fund will establish a new Hurst Lecture Series, enabling the Institute to take advantage of opportunities to present talented, high-profile leaders in conversation for a public audience. These events will be open to all Roaring Fork Valley residents and other participants at a modest ticket price.

Award-winning author Ann Patchett discusses what it’s like to own the only bookstore in Nashville at an Aspen Writers’ Foundation Winter Words event in Aspen. (photo by Dan Bayer) Sec. Madeleine Albright, former National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley, Philip Zelikow, former executive director of the 9/11 Commission, and Markle Foundation President Zoë Baird Budinger assess the state of our nation ten years after 9/11 during a 2011 McCloskey Speaker Series event. (photo by Michael Brands)



Aspen Environment Forum
www.aspenenvironment.org This annual public forum presented in partnership with National Geographic is devoted to the sustainability of human society in the natural world and the challenges of reconciling Earth’s finite resources with its ability to sustain our expanding human needs. The forum convenes leaders in business, government, science, academia, art, and nonprofit organizations to discuss solutions to the pressing challenges of population growth, climate change, water scarcity, food security, energy consumption, and the impact they have on the economy, security, and human well-being.

Aspen Health Forum

www.aspeninstitute.org/healthforum Presented by the Institute and Time magazine, this public gathering is an opportunity to learn about issues in global health and medical science and their implications for our lives, families, and communities. Participants exchange ideas with Nobel Prize laureates, prominent officials from the National Institutes of Health, health care industry leaders, and other experts in health and biomedicine. Panel discussions and keynote speeches cover topics such as the science of sex, the brain, food for a new world, frontiers in biotechnology, and the challenges and promises of health care reform.

Aspen Security Forum

www.aspensecurityforum.org What are the key security threats we face as a nation, and how safe are we today? The Institute’s Homeland Security Program, CNN, and The New York Times are presenting this three-day symposium in Aspen that brings together leaders in government, industry, media, think tanks, and academia to explore key homeland security and counterterrorism issues, including the state of aviation, maritime, border, and mass-transit security; critical infrastructure and cyber protection; emergency preparedness; and counterterrorism strategy and intelligence issues.

Conversations with Great Leaders in Memory of Preston Robert Tisch
www.aspeninstitute.org/newyork Founded in 2009, the Institute’s flagship discussion series in New York City is underwritten by Laurie, Steve, and Jonathan and Lizzie Tisch to memorialize the legacy of their father, Preston Robert Tisch, an extraordinary business leader, philanthropist, and public servant. The series features moderated conversations with influential leaders from all walks of civic life. It also includes the annual Preston Robert Tisch Award in Civic Leadership. Highlights have included conversations with women’s sports pioneer Billie Jean King, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Teach for America founder Wendy Kopp, musician and arts advocate Wynton Marsalis, and others.

Aspen at Roosevelt House

www.aspeninstitute.org/newyork The Institute’s main venue in New York, Roosevelt House, is the historic home of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Public Policy Institute of Hunter College. Each academic year, the Institute and Hunter put on joint programs at the house focused on critical public policy issues such as the economy, the arts, and the environment.

Clockwise left to right: Then-Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead at a Washington Ideas Roundtable Series forum. (photo by Steve Johnson) Lesley Stahl of CBS News at the Aspen Security Forum. (photo by Dan Bayer) Deputy Secretary of State William Burns at a Washington Ideas Roundtable discussion. (photo by Steve Johnson) Tennis legend Billie Jean King at a ceremony in which she is awarded the Preston Robert Tisch Award in Civic Leadership in New York City. (photo by Yuki Kokubo)



The Aspen Book Series in New York
www.aspeninstitute.org/newyork The Institute hosts an author discussion series in New York City featuring authors of current books of social, cultural, or political importance. Recent authors have included The Economist’s Vijay Vaitheeswaran and Diana Henriques of The New York Times.

Public Programs

Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series

This regular series in Washington, DC, presents informal conversations with notable authors of current books. It is a chance to discover new books and to talk to biographers, historians, philosophers, political scientists, journalists, scholars, and other writers about their work. Madeleine Albright, oncologist David Agus, Washington Post columnist David Ignatius, and energy expert Daniel Yergin were among the recent featured authors.

Washington Ideas Roundtable Series

This monthly Washington-based lunchtime discussion series focusing on world affairs, arts, and culture is made possible by the generous support of Michelle Smith and the Robert H. Smith Foundation. It recently featured US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns, former National Security advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski, Washington, DC public schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson, Washington National Opera advisor Francesca Zambello, and former White House Middle East advisor Dennis Ross.



Letter from Birmingham City Jail
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Deepening Knowledge and Fostering Leadership

Aspen Institute seminars help leaders reflect on timeless ideas and values. Through text-based dialogue with expert moderators and accomplished peers, seminar participants expand their knowledge, refine their tools of intellectual analysis, test the wellsprings of their convictions, and enhance their capacities to think more creatively in solving the problems that confront society.
The Aspen Seminar

www.aspeninstitute.org/aspenseminar For over 60 years, this premier roundtable has challenged leaders in every field to think more critically and deeply. The seminar is a unique opportunity to step away from the demands of the present and reflect with other leaders in moderated, text-based Socratic dialogue on the concept of a good and just society: What is it? How does it become a reality? What is our role in making it happen? The settings in Aspen, Colorado, and on Maryland’s Eastern Shore are ideal for rejuvenating the mind, body, and spirit of participants who emerge personally renewed and professionally refocused.

Top to bottom: Socrates Program participants traveled to Havana, Cuba, for an immersive study of “The Making of Modern Cuba.” (photo by Azalea Millan) USAID official Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo at a recent Aspen Seminar.



This program has provided for more than 15 years a forum for emerging young leaders from various professions to explore contemporary issues through expert-moderated dialogue. It also provides the opportunity for participants to enter a diverse professional network as well as the broader range of the Institute’s programs. Its weekend-long seminars in Aspen and abroad and day-long seminars in major US cities are values-based Socratic explorations that facilitate the exchange of ideas. Selected recent topics include the US economy, energy security, technology and privacy, social media and society, Afghanistan and Pakistan, job creation, education innovation, health reform, China and technology, green investing, immigration, Middle East and North Africa revolutions, social entrepreneurship, and sustainable communities.

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Wye Academic Seminars

www.aspeninstitute.org/seminars/wye In a longstanding collaboration with the Association of American Colleges and Universities, these seminars engage faculty, senior academic administrators, and college presidents in an exchange of ideas about education, citizenship, and the global polity. Sessions address the need of a liberal arts institution’s faculty and leadership to exchange ideas with colleagues from other colleges and disciplines while exploring the ideas and values that underlie their teaching. Modeled after the Aspen Seminar and offered at the Institute’s Wye River campus near the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland, the seminars focus on issues such as individual rights and responsibilities and the public purpose of education.

Custom Seminars

www.aspeninstitute.org/seminars/custom These seminars are tailored to address specific leadership issues facing major corporations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. Building on the Institute’s historic strength in professional development through text-based dialogue, these seminars are led by skilled moderators who help organizational teams identify and align fundamental institutional and personal values, think critically and creatively about strategic and operational issues, and build a culture of cooperation and trust.



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Developing Leaders at Home and Abroad

For more than a decade, the Aspen Institute has supported programs for accomplished leaders in the United States and around the world. Beginning with the creation of the Henry Crown Fellowship Program, these initiatives have a common goal of encouraging a new generation of civically engaged men and women to move “from success to significance” and apply their entrepreneurial talents to addressing the foremost challenges of their organizations, communities, and countries. Each Aspen Global Leadership Network program selects a class of Fellows, approximately 20 proven leaders typically between the ages of 30 and 45, and convenes them several times over the course of two years for a series of intensive leadership seminars. As part of the program, Fellows carry out a new venture, bringing their leadership to bear upon a pressing societal concern. The Institute has gathered its leadership Fellows and initiatives into an international network to connect leaders across programs and leverage their talents on a global basis. Today, the Aspen Global Leadership Network counts nearly 1,500 Fellows in 45 countries, and it continues to grow.

Clockwise from left: Henry Crown Fellow Jordan Kassalow at ACT II, the biennial gathering of Fellows from across the Aspen Global Leadership Network, in Aspen. (photo by Dan Bayer) Catto Fellows Carrie Norton and Carlo Viviani at a Catto Fellowship seminar in Nairobi, Kenya. (photo by Noor Khamis) Aspen Global Leadership Network Fellows Kim Robinson, Francisco Contreras, and Robin Stilwell at a seminar in Stellenbosch, South Africa, on leading in an era of globalization. (photo by Akshat Rathee)



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Aspen Global Leadership Network
Henry Crown Fellowship Program
www.aspeninstitute.org/crown Founded in 1997, this flagship leadership initiative challenges the next generation of leaders, largely from the US business sector, to use their talents and energies to make a difference in the world. The program honors the memory of Chicago industrialist Henry Crown (1896-1990), whose career was marked by a lifelong commitment to integrity, industry, and philanthropy.

Africa Leadership Initiative
www.aspeninstitute.org/ali This initiative captures the energy, talent, and resolve of an emerging generation of leaders in Africa and engages them in confronting the foremost challenges of their countries. Founded in 2001 by four Henry Crown Fellows, it is a collaborative venture of the Institute, the Databank Foundation (Ghana), Infotech Investments (Tanzania), LEAP Africa (Nigeria), the Letsema Foundation (South Africa), and CETA Construction and Services (Mozambique). The initiative has programs in West Africa, East Africa, South Africa, and Mozambique.

Liberty Fellowship Program

www.aspeninstitute.org/liberty This program promotes outstanding leadership in South Carolina, empowering the state and its leaders to realize their full potential. Founded in 2003 by Institute trustee Hayne Hipp, it is a partnership of Mr. Hipp, the Institute, and Wofford College, where it is based.

Central America Leadership Initiative
www.aspeninstitute.org/cali Inspired by two Henry Crown Fellows and begun in 2004, this initiative develops values-based leadership talent in all six countries of Central America to tackle the challenges this region confronts. A partnership of the Institute, TechnoServe, INCAE, and FUNDEMAS, the initiative was formalized in 2007 as an independent nonprofit foundation.

Aspen Institute-Rodel Fellowships in Public Leadership
www.aspeninstitute.org/rodel This program, introduced in 2005, seeks to strengthen US democracy by bringing together the nation’s most promising young elected political leaders, both Democrats and Republicans, to explore Western democratic values and the responsibilities of public leadership. The fellowships help recipients excel in public service through thoughtful and civil bipartisan dialogue.

India Leadership Initiative
www.aspeninstitute.org/ili Begun in 2006, this collaboration between the Aspen Institute (US) and the Aspen Institute India helps leaders from across India explore leadership approaches to addressing challenges faced by the world’s largest democracy.

Aspen Institute-NewSchools Fellowship: Entrepreneurial Leaders for Public Education
www.aspeninstitute.org/newschoolsfellows Inaugurated in 2007 in partnership with NewSchools Venture Fund through a collaboration of two Henry Crown Fellows, this program offers entrepreneurial leaders in US education an opportunity to broaden their perspectives, build networks of like-minded change agents, and hone their skills in values-based leadership to improve US public education.
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Established in 2007 with support from Institute trustee Henry Catto and his wife, Jessica, this Aspen leadership initiative seeks creative solutions to global environmental problems by gathering emerging leaders from business, government, and civil society to work collaboratively as a fellowship across public, private, and nonprofit lines. The program is administered by the Institute’s Energy and Environment Program.

Middle East Leadership Initiative
www.aspeninstitute.org/meli Launched in 2009 by three Henry Crown Fellows, the aim of this initiative is to identify emerging leaders from across the Middle East and motivate them to apply their energies, skills, and resources to the important societal challenges in their countries and region.

Aspen Teacher Leaders Fellowship Program
www.aspeninstitute.org/teacherleaders Launched in 2012 in partnership with a Henry Crown Fellow and Bellwether Education Partners, this fellowship program is designed to strengthen both the teaching profession and educational outcomes for America’s K-12 students by cultivating classroom teachers, union leaders, and other advocates.

Other Leadership Programs
First Movers Fellowship
www.aspeninstitute.org/firstmovers Established in 2009 by the Business and Society Program, this fellowship is designed for exceptional business innovators who are integrating profitability and social value in their companies. It meets a growing need for values-based business leaders who understand the interdependency of business success and the long-term health of society.

Ascend Fellowship

www.aspeninstitute.org/ascend Launched in 2012 by the Ascend Program, this fellowship targets a diverse group of pioneers who are breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty. Ascend Fellows are a network of leaders from across the country who share their knowledge, develop and test new ideas, and coordinate their efforts. Ascend supports the Fellows with resources and a platform to accelerate the creation, amplification, and expansion of proven and promising two-generation strategies that focus on parents and children together. The 18-month fellowship experience provides a space for innovation and collaboration. It increases the impact of the Fellows’ work, strengthens their leadership capacity and networks, fuels their passion, and—most important—inspires them to action.
Top: Rodel Fellows Eric Carcetti, Los Angeles city councilman; Washington state Attorney General Rob McKenna; Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed; and Florida Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll discussed bipartisanship at the Institute’s April 2012 board meeting in Washington. (photo by Steve Johnson) Bottom: The first class of Ascend Fellows gathers in Aspen. (photo by Dan Bayer)



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Clockwise from left: Former Harman-Eisner Artist-in-Residence Robert Spano, Music Director of the Aspen Music Festival and School, at a Society of Fellows event. (photo by Nora Feller) Members of the Vanguard Chapter, the Institute’s new young donors group. (photo by Jackie Daly Photography) Institute EVP Elliot Gerson (left) moderates J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami and former US Rep. Robert Wexler on Possibilities for Peace in the Middle East at a Society of Fellows lunch event. (photo by Larry Gellman) Society of Fellows donor Mike Bezos at a winter symposium. (photo by Nora Feller)



Society of Fellows

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www.aspeninstitute.org/sof The Society of Fellows is a nationwide community of donors who help sustain the Aspen Institute’s work, act as advocates and ambassadors, and participate in its programs. Founded in 1964, the Society of Fellows now has more than 1,000 donors who share a passion for the Aspen Institute and provide vital unrestricted financial support to fulfill the Institute’s mission. Fellows understand the importance of fostering values-based leadership, encouraging individuals to reflect on the ideals and ideas that define a good society, and promoting civil dialogue on the crucial issues of the day. Membership in the Society of Fellows is an opportunity to become more involved in the full scope of the Institute’s programs, including public forums, policy discussions, seminars, and symposia, as well as over 30 special programs and events each year created exclusively for Fellows. These include luncheons, private receptions and talks held in the homes of Fellows, symposia moderated by leading scholars, and discussions with top policy experts and the Institute’s own policy program directors. Because of the depth and breadth of the Institute’s work, Society of Fellows donors enjoy special access to some of the world’s most inspired and provocative thinkers, writers, artists, business people, teachers, and elected leaders. Events are held throughout the year in Aspen, Washington, DC, and New York City, and on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Additional events are offered periodically in other major metropolitan areas around the country. Fellows themselves are often accomplished leaders in the fields of philanthropy, education, health care, technology, business, and government. In harmony with the Institute’s mission to provide a balanced venue for discussion, events are organized to encourage informal interaction with experts and to engage everyone who attends in the conversation. The Society of Fellows has several donor levels ranging from $2,500 to $50,000. In addition, it has recently launched the Vanguard Chapter, a young-donor level with more than 60 new members.

Aspen Wye Fellows

www.aspeninstitute.org/aspenwyefellows The Aspen Wye Fellows program is a special donor and public outreach initiative on the Institute’s Wye River campus in Maryland. Fellows are Chesapeake Bay-area residents who support and share the Institute’s interest in openminded dialogue. The program includes discussions, receptions, book signings, and other special events featuring prominent leaders and policy experts.



2011-2012 seleCTed highlighTs of our worK
• The Aspen Ideas Festival, organized in partnership with The Atlantic, enters its eighth year and gathers together thinkers and leaders to discuss their work and debate contemporary issues ranging from life in a world of seven billion and the transformative power of technology to raising the 21stcentury child and cracking the genetic code. The fifth annual Aspen Environment Forum, in partnership with National Geographic, focuses on “living in the new normal” and meeting the challenges posed by the changing conditions of the planet. The Institute announces creation of the Aspen Initiative on Global Food Security—a collaboration of the Energy and Environment Program, Aspen Global Health and Development, and the Middle East Programs—to address critical gaps in the current food security dialogue. The Communications and Society Program releases the first report of the two-year International Digital Economy Accords project on how to govern the global Internet and promote the free flow of information across borders in a single global digital economy.

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The Institute adds a new policy program on Manufacturing and Society in the 21st Century. New York Ideas, a new series of conversations and panel discussions for thinkers, policymakers, and business leaders on ideas about America, is held in New York City and sponsored by the Institute, The Atlantic, and the New-York Historical Society. The Institute’s Ascend program announces a new fellowship program and an inaugural class of 20 leaders who are pioneering two-generation strategies to move parents and children toward economic mobility together. Public and private sector leaders from the US and the Maghreb meet in Marrakech to announce local projects aimed at promoting job creation as part of an entrepreneurship conference facilitated by Partners for a New Beginning-The North Africa Partnership for Economic Opportunity, a US Department of State initiative administered by the Institute.


The Justice and Society Program partners with the Institute of International Education to administer the Saudi Judicial Engagement Project, a study tour for Saudi Arabian judges and ministry of justice officials. Comcast Corporation and the Communications and Society Program host the second Aspen Institute Symposium on the State of Race in America at the Newseum in Washington, DC. The Aspen Homeland Security Program creates the bipartisan Aspen Homeland Security Group, modeled on the Aspen Strategy Group, to provide recommendations to the US Secretary of Homeland Security and other policymakers. The group issues its first paper examining the role the Department of Homeland Security can and should play in the intelligence community. The Energy and Environment Program convenes the New Nuclear Challenge Forum in Prague to address such topics as the future of nuclear power, the spread of nuclear threats, and civilnuclear cooperation. The Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation is among the conveners of a White House forum on developing strong nonprofit sector leaders. The Institute hosts US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for a major interview, nationally broadcast on PBS NewsHour, as part of its ongoing Innovation Economy Project.

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The Institute’s Microenterprise Fund for Innovation, Effectiveness, Learning, and Dissemination program, with the support of the Citi Foundation, announces the launch of a pilot program to study building credit and financial opportunities for low-income entrepreneurs. In partnership with the Bipartisan Policy Center, the Institute hosts a roundtable series of dialogues on civility, democracy, and civil discourse. The College Excellence Program awards the first annual Aspen Prize and names Valencia College in Orlando, Florida, the nation’s top community college. Skills for America’s Future announces its expanded partnership with Discovery Communications to help students acquire better skills for jobs in a 21st-century economy.

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More than 200 Fellows from 27 countries convene for the Aspen Global Leadership Network’s “Act II” summit meeting in Aspen to share experiences and inspire one another to create meaningful change around the world. Dele Olojede, editor of the Nigerian newspaper NEXT, receives the John P. McNulty Prize, an award that recognizes the best of the projects undertaken by Fellows of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. The Aspen Institute welcomes the addition of its eighth international partner, Aspen Prague. The New York Times, CNN, and the Institute’s Homeland Security Program host the third annual Aspen Security Forum, bringing top-level government officials, industry leaders, and academics together to discuss security issues such as counterterrorism strategy, cybersecurity, and border security. The Institute establishes the Albright Scholarship Fund for Veterans to enable US veterans to participate in a variety of Institute programs and events. The Asia Society and the Institute host the US-China Forum on Arts and Culture in Beijing, featuring top American and Chinese musicians, actors, dancers, directors, writers, and artists as the first in a series of cultural exchanges seeking to strengthen mutual understanding. Cesar R. Conde, Thelma Duggin, Michael Klein, Diane L. Morris, Jim Rogers, and Laurie M. Tisch are elected to the Board of Trustees. The Institute’s Great Decisions Series receives the Foreign Policy Association’s Frank R. Cella Memorial Award in recognition of its diverse participation and its excellent quality overall. Brent Scowcroft, Aspen Strategy Group co-chair and National Security Advisor to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush, was honored at the Institute’s Summer Celebration with the Aspen Institute Public Service Award. At the Institute’s Annual Awards Dinner, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright was awarded the Henry Crown Leadership Award, and Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Chancellor of DC Public Schools Kaya Henderson, and former Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education Joel Klein were each given the Aspen Institute Public Service Award for Leadership in Education.

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Left to right; top to bottom: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (photo by Elizabeth Pantaleo); senior Obama White House advisor Valerie Jarrett (photo by Laurence Genon); Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (photo by Dan Bayer); Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner (photo by Laurence Genon); former National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski (photo by Steve Johnson); Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed; Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (photo by Laurence Genon); Texas Gov. Rick Perry (photo by Riccardo Savi); Chancellor of DC Public Schools Kaya Henderson (photo by Clint Spaulding/Patrick McMullan); Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (photo by Riccardo Savi); rapper and actor Nas (photo by Michael Brands); former Israeli Opposition Leader Tzipi Livni (photo by Michael Brands); former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft (photo by Michael Brands); Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan (photo by Riccardo Savi); Speaker of the House John Boehner (photo by Laurence Genon); former Commander of the US Special Operations Command Adm. Eric T. Olson (photo by Dan Bayer); Columbia University physicist Brian Greene (photo by Nora Feller); Gallup Center for Muslim Studies Director Dahlia Mogahed (photo by Michael Brands); New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (photo by Clint Spaulding/Patrick McMullan); and Gov. Nikki Haley (R-SC). (photo by Riccardo Savi)



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The Aspen Institute is headquartered in Washington, DC, where a variety of policy program events and meetings, roundtable lunches, and book talks are held. The Institute also carries out much of its work on its two campuses in Colorado and Maryland, where natural beauty and quiet surroundings encourage thoughtful reflection and refresh the mind, body, and spirit. Both campuses are also favorite retreats for corporate and organizational meetings.
The Aspen Institute • One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 700 • Washington, DC 20036-1133 202-736-5800 • 202-467-0790 (fax) www.aspeninstitute.org

The Aspen Meadows campus, nestled in the quiet West End of the Rocky Mountain town of Aspen, Colorado, was created by renowned Bauhaus artist and architect Herbert Bayer. Its 40 acres, bordered by mountain streams and fields of wildflowers, are just minutes away from the center of Aspen.
The Aspen Institute • 1000 North Third Street • Aspen, CO 81611 970-925-7010 • 970-925-4188 (fax) www.aspenmeadows.com

The Aspen Wye River campus is located near Queenstown, on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. Its conference centers are set on 950-plus acres on the banks of the Wye River.
The Aspen Institute • 2010 Carmichael Road P.O. Box 222 • Queenstown, MD 21658 410-827-7400 • 410-827-9295 (fax) www.aspeninstitute.org/wyeriver

New York City is home to an increasing number of Aspen Institute activities, including policy work, public programs, and special events. Offices are located at 477 Madison Avenue. Many Institute events take place at Roosevelt House on the Upper East Side, the onetime home of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt that is now part of Hunter College.
The Aspen Institute • 477 Madison Avenue Suite 703 • New York, NY 10022 212-895-8000 • 212-895-8012 (fax) www.aspeninstitute.org/newyork



International partners
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The Aspen Institute has international partners in Prague, Czech Republic; Paris, France; Berlin, Germany; Milan and Rome, Italy; Bucharest, Romania; Madrid, Spain; New Delhi, India; and Tokyo, Japan. These centers conduct independently developed and supported programs, conferences, and seminars on region-specific issues, global challenges, and leadership development. Each partner works closely with the Aspen Institute to develop unique programming but also to stay true to a mission of values-based leadership and enlightened dialogue. To learn more about the Institute’s international partners and programming, visit www.aspeninstitute.org/about/global-partners. Aspen Institute España, headquartered in Madrid, was incorporated as a foundation in December 2010. The Institute aims to promote social responsibility and contribute to the strengthening of civil society, providing a neutral forum for public dialogue and reflection through conferences, seminars, and roundtable discussions. In this pursuit, the Institute takes on the values, features, and goals of the Aspen model, adjusting them to the realities of the Spanish context, that incorporates Spain’s close ties with other regions in Europe, Latin America, and the Mediterranean.
Aspen Institute España Calle Gran Vía 28 28013 Madrid Spain Phone: (+34) 91 580 8623 mail@aspeninstitute.es www.aspeninstitute.es

Institut Aspen France was founded in 1983 as a nonpartisan, nonprofit, international center for discussion and dialogue. Based in Paris, it has two goals: to help leaders identify the challenges they face and seek solutions to contemporary problems and to facilitate informal meetings of leaders from different geographical, cultural, and professional worlds. Aspen France organizes policy programs and leadership seminars to address the major economic, social, and political issues of the day. Aspen France hosts two discussion clubs in Paris and Lyon in which approximately 20 young leaders meet with leading experts and discuss a variety of contemporary issues.
Institut Aspen France 20-22 rue des Petits-Hôtels 75010 PARIS France Tel : +33 1 73 03 04 81 Fax: +33 1 73 03 04 83 contacts@aspenfrance.org www.aspenfrance.org



Aspen Institute Germany, founded in 1974 for the study and advancement of ideas related to major contemporary issues, is the oldest international Aspen center. The Institute seeks to address the challenges of the 21st century in areas such as global economic change, technological advancement, international security, and emerging leaders. Located in the heart of Berlin, the Aspen Institute Germany convenes a diverse network of representatives from all sectors for discussion in leadership conferences and policy programs, as well as participation in the Aspen seminar and other leadership programs.
Aspen Institute Germany Friedrichstrasse 60, 10117 Berlin, Germany PH: 49-30-804-890-15 Fax: 49-30-803-3568 vonoppen@aspeninstitute.de www.aspeninstitute.de

Aspen Institute India promotes values-based leadership, open dialogue, and cross-sector outreach by engaging business, governments, nonprofits, and other stakeholders on issues related to India’s development. Headquartered in New Delhi, Aspen Institute India invites industrial, economic, financial, political, social, and cultural leaders to discuss these issues in settings that encourage frank and open dialogue. Aspen Institute India organizes leadership seminars, policy programs, and strategic dialogues.
Aspen Institute India 2P, Sector 31 Gurgaon 122001 (Haryana) India Tel: +91-124-421 8619/20/21 Fax: +91-124-421 8624 admin@aspenindia.org www.aspenindia.org

Aspen Institute Italia is a leader in promoting enlightened dialogue in Europe and across the Atlantic, organizing a number of conferences, seminars, and roundtables each year on economics, business, politics, and security. Its quarterly journal, Aspenia, is read in Italy and abroad, and has been judged one of the best foreign affairs journals in the world. Aspen Italia conferences gather prominent figures in every field thanks to its more than 300 international board members. Aspen Italia focuses on the most important problems and challenges facing society in settings that encourage frank and open debate. The aim is not to reach unanimous agreement or reassuring conclusions, but to bring to light the complexity of our world.
Aspen Institute Italia Piazza dei SS. Apostoli, 49 00187 Rome, Italy PH: 39-06-4546891 Fax: 39-06-679-6377 info@aspeninstitute.it www.aspeninstitute.it



Aspen Institute Japan is a nonprofit organization committed to enhancing values-based leadership in contemporary society. Evolved from the Tokyo liaison office of the Aspen Institute and Aspen Institute Japan Council, AIJ was formally established in 1998. Its flagship program has been the Nippon Aspen Executive Seminars. The Institute offers three seminars annually, providing the leaders and future leaders of Japan with reflective experiences through moderator-led dialogue based on extensive readings of texts from both classic and contemporary authors and from the Western and non-Western world. In addition to the seminars, the Institute offers other executive seminars tailored to the needs of national and local government officials and young business executives. It also organizes periodic lecture programs for the alumni of the seminars.  
The Aspen Institute Japan Harks Roppongi Bldg., 2nd Fl. 15-21, Roppongi chome, Minato-City, Tokyo, Japan 106-0032 Telephone +81-3-6348-9208 Fax +81-3-3405-1668 www.aspeninstitute.jp/english

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Established in June 2012, the Aspen Institute Prague is a regional platform for policy innovation and nonpartisan dialogue with an operational focus in Central Europe. The activities of Aspen Prague are divided into leadership, policy, and public programs, with annual conferences, seminars, panel discussions and publications targeting diverse audiences. Aspen Prague will produce a quarterly journal on international affairs, the Aspen Review, to be published in English, Polish, and Czech. Aspen Prague’s aim is to support program participants in contributing to the economic, social, and cultural growth of the region in line with the Aspen Institute ethos of values-based leadership.
Aspen Institute Prague Palackého 740/1 110 00 Prague 1 Czech Republic office@aspenprague.cz www.aspenprague.cz

Aspen Institute Romania launched in Bucharest in 2006, which coincided with the completion of Romania’s transition to a democratic and modern society and formal entry into the European Union. The Institute focuses on the development of leadership networks and the promotion of democratic values, the rule of law, and economic efficiency. It hosts Executive Seminars, policy programs, and a Young Leaders Program.
Aspen Institute Romania 50, Plantelor Street Sector 2, Bucharest Romania Phone: +4021 316 4279 Fax: +4021 317 3443 office@aspeninstitute.ro www.aspeninstitute.ro



Aspen Institute Executive Officers
Walter Isaacson President and Chief Executive Officer pat.zindulka@aspeninstitute.org Elliot Gerson Executive Vice President Policy and Public Programs, International Partners elliot.gerson@aspeninstitute.org Dolores Gorgone Chief Financial Officer Vice President dolores.gorgone@aspeninstitute.org Amy Margerum Executive Vice President Operations Corporate Secretary amy.margerum@aspeninstitute.org Peter Reiling Executive Vice President Seminars and Leadership Programs Executive Director Henry Crown Fellowship Program peter.reiling@aspeninstitute.org Susan Sherwin Executive Vice President External Relations susan.sherwin@aspeninstitute.org

Key Leadership
Kitty Boone Director, Public Programs Vice President kitty.boone@aspeninstitute.org Todd Breyfogle Director, Seminars todd.breyfogle@aspeninstitute.org Cindy Buniski Vice President Administration and Human Resources Executive Director, Aspen Wye Campus cindy.buniski@aspeninstitute.org Peggy Clark Executive Director, Global Health and Development Vice President, Policy Programs peggy.clark@aspeninstitute.org Lisa Consiglio Executive Director Aspen Writers’ Foundation lisa@aspenwriters.org Mickey Edwards Executive Director, Aspen InstituteRodel Fellowships in Public Leadership Vice President mickey.edwards@aspeninstitute.org Dan Glickman Executive Director Congressional Program Vice President dan.glickman@aspeninstitute.org Melissa Ingber Director, Socrates Program Deputy Director, International Partners melissa.ingber@aspeninstitute.org Jennifer Jones Director, Accounting jennifer.jones@aspeninstitute.org Sun Kordel Director, Financial Services sun.kordel@aspeninstitute.org Kristen B. Loden Vice President, Development and Campaign Director kristen.loden@aspeninstitute.org Cristal Logan Director, Roaring Fork Valley Community Outreach cristal.logan@aspeninstitute.org Jamie Miller Director, Public Programs Editor-in-Chief, The Aspen Idea Vice President jamie.miller@aspeninstitute.org Anne Mosle Executive Director, Ascend, the Family Economic Security Program Vice President anne.mosle@aspeninstitute.org Jennifer Myers Director, Public Affairs jennifer.myers@aspeninstitute.org Trent Nichols Director Information Technology Services trent.nichols@aspeninstitute.org Tarek Rizk Director, Interactive Services tarek.rizk@aspeninstitute.org James Spiegelman Vice President Communications and Public Affairs jim.spiegelman@aspeninstitute.org Jane Wales Executive Director, Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation Vice President jane.wales@aspeninstitute.org Peter Waanders Director, Society of Fellows peter.waanders@aspeninstitute.org Ross Wiener Executive Director, Education and Society Program Vice President ross.wiener@aspeninstitute.org Damian Woetzel Director, Program in the Arts and Harman-Eisner Artist in Residence Program damian.woetzel@aspeninstitute.org

Eric Motley Managing Director Henry Crown Fellowship Program; Abigail Golden-Vazquez Director, Commission to Reform the Deputy Director, Leadership Initiatives Federal Appointments Process Vice President Vice President abigail.goldenvazquez@aspeninstitute.org eric.motley@aspeninstitute.org Donna Horney Director, Administration, Policy and Public Programs donna.horney@aspeninstitute.org
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Deborah Murphy Conference Director deborah.murphy@aspeninstitute.org

Policy Program Directory
Advocacy Planning and Evaluation Program David Devlin-Foltz, Director david.devlin-foltz@aspeninstitute.org Agent Orange in Vietnam Program Charles Bailey, Director charles.bailey@aspeninstitute.org Ascend, the Family Economic Security Program Anne Mosle, Executive Director Vice President anne.mosle@aspeninstitute.org Nisha Patel, Deputy Director nisha.patel@aspeninstitute.org Aspen Global Health and Development Peggy Clark, Executive Director Vice President, Policy Programs peggy.clark@aspeninstitute.org Communications and Society Program Charles Firestone, Executive Director firestone@aspeninstitute.org Community Strategies Group David Monsma, Co-Director Executive Director, Energy and Environment Program Toni Verstandig, Co-Director Chair, Middle East Programs Justice and Society Program Meryl Chertoff, Director meryl.chertoff@aspeninstitute.org Manufacturing and Society in the 21st Century

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Janet Topolsky, Director janet.topolsky@aspeninstitute.org Congressional Program

Dan Glickman, Executive Director Vice President dan.glickman@aspeninstitute.org Economic Opportunities Program

Tom Duesterberg, Executive Director tom.duesterberg@aspeninstitute.org Market Building Initiative

Maureen Conway, Executive Director maureen.conway@aspeninstitute.org Education and Society Program Ross Wiener, Executive Director Vice President ross.wiener@aspeninstitute.org Nancy Pelz-Paget, Director nancypp@aspeninstitute.org Energy and Environment Program David Monsma, Executive Director david.monsma@aspeninstitute.org Nicole Alexiev, Associate Director nicole.alexiev@aspeninstitute.org Global Initiative on Culture and Society

Ashraf Ghani, Co-Director ashrafghani@effectivestates.org Clare Lockhart, Co-Director clarelockhart@effectivestates.org Middle East Programs

Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs

Randall Kempner, Director randall.kempner@aspeninstitute.org Jenny Everett, Associate Director jenny.everett@aspeninstitute.org Aspen Strategy Group

Toni Verstandig, Chair toni.verstandig@aspeninstitute.org Michael Bergman, Director mickey.bergman@aspeninstitute.org Program on Philanthropy & Social Innovation

Nicholas Burns, Director nicholas.burns@aspeninstitute.org Jonathon Price, Associate Director jonathon.price@aspeninstitute.org Business and Society Program

Jane Wales, Executive Director Vice President jane.wales@aspeninstitute.org Cinthia Schuman, Deputy Director cinthia.schuman@aspeninstitute.org Program on the World Economy W. Bowman Cutter, Co Chair bcutter@rooseveltinstitute.org John Lipsky, Co Chair jlipsky@jhu.edu Roundtable on Community Change Anne C. Kubisch, Director akubisch@aspenroundtable.org Sports and Society Program Tom Farrey, Director tomfarrey@gmail.com

Damien Pwono, Director damien.pwono@aspeninstitute.org Health, Biomedical Science, and Society Initiative

Judy Samuelson, Executive Director judy.samuelson@aspeninstitute.org Nancy McGaw, Deputy Director nancy.mcgaw@aspeninstitute.org Center for Native American Youth Erin Bailey, Program Director erin.bailey@aspeninstitute.org

Franmarie Kennedy, Acting Director franmarie.kennedy@aspeninstitute.org Homeland Security Program Clark Ervin, Director clark.ervin@aspeninstitute.org

College Excellence Program

Josh Wyner, Executive Director josh.wyner@aspeninstitute.org Commission to Reform the Federal Appointments Process Eric Motley, Director eric.motley@aspeninstitute.org

Initiative on Financial Security Lisa Mensah, Director lisa.mensah@aspeninstitute.org

Initiative on Global Food Security Peggy Clark, Co-Director Vice President, Policy Programs Executive Director, Aspen Global Health and Development



henry e. Catto Jr.

The institute lost a dear friend in december 2011, with the passing of henry Catto. an integral member of the institute’s leadership team, henry had been a trustee since 1985 and vice chairman of the board since 1988. shortly before his death, henry made a generous donation to the institute to help sustain the Catto fellowship, a program that challenges its fellows to develop new insights about themselves, the role of leadership, and the need for effective collaborative action to ensure the well-being of the environment — a mission critically important to henry’s wife Jessica before she died in 2009. henry was a dedicated public servant, having held several senior positions in four administrations, including director of the united states information agency, chief Pentagon spokesman, and ambassador to britain. he was a true exemplar of the values-based leadership that is at the core of the work of the aspen institute. henry will be missed by all who knew him, and the institute will be forever grateful for having had him as a member of its family.



The Aspen Institute Board of Trustees
Robert K. Steel, Chairman of the Board Walter Isaacson, President and CEO
Madeleine K. Albright Chairman Albright Stonebridge Group Paul F. Anderson Senior Advisor Booz & Co. Mercedes Bass Sid R. Bass, Inc. Berl Bernhard Partner DLA Piper US LLP Chairman Emeritus The Aspen Institute Richard Braddock Chairman and CEO Fresh Direct Beth Brooke Global Vice Chair of Public Policy Ernst & Young Melva Bucksbaum Martin Bucksbaum Family Foundation William D. Budinger Founder, Former Chairman & CEO Rodel, Inc. Stephen L. Carter Professor of Law Yale University Law School Cesar Conde President Univision Networks James S. Crown President Henry Crown and Company Andrea Cunningham President Bite North America John Doerr Partner Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Thelma Duggin Executive Director AnBryce Foundation Sylvia A. Earle Chairman Deep Ocean Exploration & Research Michael D. Eisner President Tornante Company Former Chairman and CEO The Walt Disney Company Brooks Entwistle Chairman and Head of Investment Banking Goldman Sachs Southeast Asia Leonhard Fischer Chairman Aspen Institute Germany Alan Fletcher President and CEO Aspen Music Festival and School Henrietta Holsman Fore Principal Holsman International Ann B. Friedman Educator Stephen Friedman Chairman Stone Point Capital Henry Louis Gates, Jr. W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of Humanities Harvard University Mircea Geoana President Aspen Institute Romania David Gergen Professor of Public Service Harvard Kennedy School; Senior Political Analyst CNN

(as of April 2012)

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Alma L. Gildenhorn Trustee, University of Maryland; Honorary Trustee, Kennedy Center Gerald Greenwald Managing Partner Greenbriar Equity Group Patrick W. Gross Chairman The Lovell Group Arjun Gupta Founder and Managing Partner TeleSoft Partners Jane Harman Director, President, and CEO Woodrow Wilson Center Hayne Hipp Private Investor Gerald D. Hosier Principal Law Offices of Gerald D. Hosier, Ltd. Ann Frasher Hudson Partner Javelina Partners Robert J. Hurst Managing Director Crestview Advisors, LLC Walter Isaacson President and CEO The Aspen Institute Jean-Pierre Jouyet Chairman Aspen Institute France Michael Klein Chairman/CEO Sunlight Foundation Yotaro Kobayashi Administration Office for Directors and Officers Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
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The Aspen Institute Board of Trustees (continued)
David H. Koch Executive Vice President Chemical Technology Koch Industries, Inc. Timothy K. Krauskopf Principal Round Lake Designs, LLC Leonard A. Lauder Chairman of the Board of Directors The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. Chairman Emeritus The Aspen Institute Frederic V. Malek Chairman Thayer Capital Partners James M. Manyika Partner McKinsey & Company William E. Mayer Partner Park Avenue Equity Partners Chairman Emeritus The Aspen Institute Bonnie P. McCloskey President Cornerstone Holdings, LLC David McCormick Co-CEO Bridgewater Associates Anne Welsh McNulty Managing Partner JBK Partners Diane Morris Chairman Morris Capital Management Karlheinz Muhr Chairman and CEO QFS Capital Clare Muñana President Ancora Associates, Inc. Jerry Murdock Co-Founder Insight Venture Partners Marc B. Nathanson Chairman Mapleton Investments William A. Nitze Chairman Oceana Energy Company Her Majesty Queen Noor Humanitarian Activist; UN Expert Advisor Jacqueline Novogratz Founder / CEO Acumen Fund Olara A. Otunnu President LBL Foundation for Children Elaine Pagels Professor of Religion Princeton University Charles Powell Member of the House of Lords Michael K. Powell Chairman The MK Powell Group Margot Pritzker Chairperson Zohar Education Project Incorporative Peter A. Reiling Executive Vice President Seminars and Leadership Programs The Aspen Institute Lynda Resnick Co-Owner and Vice Chairman Roll International Corporation Condoleezza Rice Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy Hoover Institution Former US Secretary of State James Rogers Chairman, President, CEO Duke Energy Isaac O. Shongwe Chairman Letsema Consulting Company; Chief Executive Officer DNA Supply Chain of South Africa Anna Deavere Smith Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue New York University Michelle Smith President Robert H. Smith Foundation Javier Solana President Aspen Institute Spain Robert K. Steel Chairman The Aspen Institute Gautam Thapar Chairman, Aspen Institute India Chairman and CEO, Avantha Group Laurie Tisch Founder Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund Shashi Tharoor (leave of absence) Congressman, Lok Sabha Indian Parliament Giulio Tremonti Chairman Aspen Institute Italia Roderick K. von Lipsey Managing Director UBS Financial Services, Inc. Vin Weber Managing Partner Clark & Weinstock Michael Zantovsky President Aspen Institute Prague



The Aspen Institute Lifetime Trustees
James C. Calaway, Chairman
HRH Prince Bandar bin Sultan Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia Keith Berwick Keith Berwick Chair The Aspen Institute John Brademas President Emeritus New York University James C. Calaway Chairman Lifetime Trustees William T. Coleman, Jr. O’Melveny & Myers Lester Crown Chairman Henry Crown and Company Vice Chairman Emeritus The Aspen Institute Tarun Das Chief Mentor Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) William L. Davis WLD Davis Holdings, LLC Al Dietsch Chairman Best Year Yet LLC William H. Donaldson Chairman Donaldson Enterprises James L. Ferguson Retired Chairman General Foods Corp. Richard N. Gardner Senior Counsel Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Jacqueline Grapin President The European Institute Irvine O. Hockaday, Jr. Retired President and CEO Hallmark Cards, Inc. Nina Rodale Houghton President Wye Institute Jerome Huret Aspen Institute France William N. Joy Partner Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Henry A. Kissinger Kissinger Associates, Inc. Ann Korologos Chairman Emeritus The Aspen Institute Gerald M. Levin Retired Chairman and CEO Time Warner, Inc. Robert Malott Retired Chairman and CEO FMC Corporation Olivier Mellerio General Partner, Interfinexa Eleanor Merrill Publisher Emeritus Washingtonian Magazine Elinor Bunin Munroe President Elinor Bunin Productions, Inc. Sandra Day O’Connor Chancellor The College of William & Mary Former US Supreme Court Justice Hisashi Owada International Court of Justice John J. Phelan, Jr. Retired Chairman and CEO, NYSE; Chairman Emeritus The Aspen Institute Thomas R. Pickering Vice Chairman Hills & Company Warren B. Rudman Partner Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison Jay Sandrich Television Director Lloyd G. Schermer Retired Chairman and CEO Lee Enterprises, Inc. Carlo Scognamiglio Honorary Chairman Aspen Institute Italia Albert H. Small President Southern Engineering Corp. Andrew L. Stern Senior Research Fellow Georgetown Public Policy Institute Paul A. Volcker Federal Reserve System (retired) Leslie H. Wexner President and Chairman of the Board The Limited, Inc. Frederick B. Whittemore Advisory Director Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc. Alice Young Chair, Asia Pacific Practice Kaye Scholer LLP

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2011 Annual Report (draft audited financials)
ASSETS Cash and cash equivalents Accounts receivable, net Grants and contributions receivable, net Investments Investments held for deferred compensation Prepaid expenses Inventory Property and equipment, net Security deposits TOTAL ASSETS LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS Liabilities Accounts payable and accrued expenses Grants payable Customer deposits Capital lease obligations Deferred compensation TOTAL LIABILITIES Net Assets: Unrestricted Undesignated Board Designated $4,645,899 1,595,139 3,468,644 237,582 1,624,541 11,571,805 $3,923,553 713,504 3,717,684 376,097 1,647,025 10,377,863 December 31, 2011 (With Summarized Financial Information as of December 31, 2010) 2011 $4,044,309 1,493,775 23,138,354 80,460,416 1,624,541 476,278 110,458 57,745,320 205,993 $169,299,444 2010 $6,975,288 1,131,985 24,701,726 76,095,101 1,647,025 489,754 97,936 59,366,458 169,542 $170,674,815

1,173,549 78,026,115 79,199,664

85,844,583 85,844,583 49,067,431 25,384,938 160,296,952 $170,674,815

Temporarily restricted Permanently restricted TOTAL NET ASSETS TOTAL LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS

47,779,771 30,748,204 157,727,639 $169,299,444




For the Year Ended December 31, 2011 (With Summarized Financial Information for the Year Ended December 31, 2010) Temporarily Permanently Restricted Restricted - 2011 -

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Unrestricted OPERATING REVENUE AND SUPPORT: Project grants $ Contributions Investment income appropriated for operations Conference and facility fees Contract revenue Seminar fees Other Rental income Net assets released from restrictions:

2011 Total

2010 Total

1,288,402 $26,925,593 6,385,334 10,049,818 797,598 9,906,412 5,598,083 7,229,580 440,392 242,203 1,220,724 (18,564,381) (19,698,690) (66,936)


- $28,213,995 5,363,266 21,798,418 5,363,266 2,018,322 9,906,412 5,598,083 7,229,580 440,392 242,203 75,447,405

$28,066,891 21,816,525 2,434,937 8,504,279 4,687,683 5,454,695 412,571 202,357 71,579,938

Satisfaction of time restrictions 18,564,381 Satisfaction of program restrictions 19,698,690

TOTAL OPERATING REVENUE AND SUPPORT 70,151,075 ExPENSES: Program Services: Policy programs Campus activities Public programs Global leadership network Seminars Other restricted programs Total Program Services

32,689,332 14,410,920 5,846,406 2,394,929 2,039,500 1,096,050 58,477,137



32,689,332 14,410,920 5,846,406 2,394,929 2,039,500 1,096,050 58,477,137 13,947,257 2,416,710 16,363,967 74,841,104 606,301

28,819,276 13,409,777 4,430,973 2,862,859 1,403,976 900,375 51,827,236 12,816,092 2,099,874 14,915,966 66,743,202 4,836,736

Supporting Services General and administration 13,947,257 Fundraising and development 2,416,710 Total Supporting Services Total Expenses CHANGE IN NET ASSETS FROM OPERATIONS NON-OPERATING REVENUE 16,363,967 74,841,104 (4,690,029)

Investment income (loss) in excess of earnings appropriated for operations (1,954,890)

(1,220,724) (1,287,660) 49,067,431 $47,779,771


(3,175,614) (2,569,313)

3,407,944 8,244,680 152,052,272


(6,644,919) 85,844,583 $79,199,664

25,384,938 160,296,952

$30,748,204 $157,727,639 $160,296,952
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Society of Fellows as of December 31, 2011
Gold Leaf Society ($50,000 and above)
Greg and Karen Amadon A. Huda and Samia Farouki Calvin and Jane Cafritz Nancy and Clint Carlson Patricia Cox Daniel and Margaret Loeb Jim and Jean Lowrey Marianne and Sheldon Lubar John and Holly Madigan Jack and Patsy Martin Michael and Sandy Collins Sara Fraser Crismon

Chairman’s Society ($25,000)
Anonymous The Bostock Family Foundation Roy and Merilee Bostock Martin and Ruth Carver James and Phyllis Coulter David and Sheila Fuente

Marshall and Jane Crouch Nancy C. Crown and A. Steven Crown

Peter Nicklin and Honorable Linda McCausland Ambassador Bonnie McElveen-Hunter Emily Gold Mears

Sylvie and Gary Crum Elissa and Gary Davis Gustavo Cisneros and Patricia Phelps de Cisneros John and Catherine Debs Scott M. Delman

James and Betty McManus Lisa and Willem Mesdag Andrew and Mimi Miller Diane Morris Michele and David Mittelman Martin Sprinzen and Julie Nini Susan and Bill Oberndorf Adam Trombly and Nancy Oliphant Samir Singh and Priya Patel Margaret and Andy Paul Greg Penner and Carrie Walton Penner

Michael Klein and Joan Fabry The Bruce T. Halle Family Foundation - Diane and Bruce Halle Walter and Cathy Isaacson Bicky and George Kellner Toby Devan Lewis Chauncey Lufkin Scott D. Miller

Claiborne and Elaine Deming David and Dee Dillon Gloria Story Dittus Thelma Duggin

Richard and Gail Elden Ted and Bess Enloe

Gail and Alfred Engelberg The Honorable and Mrs. Melvyn J. Estrin

Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson Anne and Chris Reyes Robert C. Pew and Susan Taylor Rob and Melani Walton

Shannon and Richard Fairbanks Randi and Bob Fisher Rosemarie Forsythe Jim and Karen Frank

Mason and Elizabeth Phelps Doren and Sheldon Pinnell Jim Ragland

Tara Carson and Barbara Fergus

Charles R. Wall and Ms. Nancy Wall Beatrice and Anthony Welters

James and Kalpana Rhodes Richard and Lois Rosenthal Nancy and Miles Rubin Vicki and Roger Sant

Jessica and John Fullerton John Hagel III

President’s Society ($10,000)
Robert J. Abernethy Anonymous (3) Adrienne Arsht

Meg and Bennett Goodman Dr. John S. Brown and Dr. Susan Haviland

Segal Family Foundation Carl and Peggy Sewell Jacquelin Sewell Taylor and Carl Sewell III Neal and Jacqueline Shear Muriel Siebert Bren Simon

Noelle and Cecil Hernandez Joseph and Lynne Horning Woody and Gayle Hunt Stan Jensen, Ph.D.

Barbara and Gerald D. Hines

James and Donna Barksdale Ambassador and Mrs. Stuart Bernstein Mike and Jackie Bezos Steve Black

The Simms/Mann Family Foundation - Victoria and Ronald Simms Suzie Katz Snyder Fred Stein James and Sara Star Jay and Deanie Stein Phyllis M. Taylor Laurie M. Tisch

Luciano and Giancarla Berti

Warren and Allison Kanders Robert and Marjie Kargman Michael and Beth Kasser Joel and Robin Kassimir Jim and Margo Keyes

Alireza Ittihadieh and Irja Brant Martin and Aviva Budd C. E. and S. Foundation

Lawrence and Anneliese Ladin Laura and Gary Lauder

Sam and Tillie Walton



Judy and Fred Wilpon

Mandy Gray and Randall Work Beau and Heather Wrigley Cheryl and Sam Wyly Dee and Charles* Wyly

Bruce and Vicki Heyman

Leslie and George Hume

Diane Goldberg Hunckler and William Hunckler Barry and Ellen Hyman Diana J. Kalman Alex Kaufman

Fellows ($2,500 - $3,500)
Roger* and Ginny Aaron John K. Adams Fred and Penny Abrams Rita and Jeffrey Adler

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Barbara and David Zalaznick

Aspen Leaf Society ($5,000)
John and Lizbeth Adams Anonymous Gerhard and Jeanne Andlinger Edward Lenkin and Roselin Atzwanger

Hyunja and Jeffrey Kenner Sidney and Dorothy Kohl Bob Long and Wendy Larsen Paul and Laurie MacCaskill Nicola and Jeffrey Marcus Carol S. Marks Richard Marks Susan Miller Mary Mochary

Chief Judge Inumidun E. Akande Tracy and Dennis Albers Nina and Billy Albert Kay Allaire Pamela C. Alexander Judy Ley Allen

Carolyn S. Alper

Robert and Cara Barnes Alan and Jane Batkin Kay Bucksbaum Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation Zoë Baird Budinger

Patricia Alper-Cohn Dean V. Ambrose Anonymous

Judi and Alan Altman

John and Hee-Jung Moon Sara and Bill Morgan Jeannette T. Nichols Sue and Jim Oates Jeannette Ogilvy

Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Wendy Aresty Becky Ayres Jane Baird

James D. and Robin F. Carreker Caserve Foundation Richard and Cornelia Corbett J. Lester and Brenda Crain Jan and Neal Dempsey Maggie DeWolf Alexander and Lorraine Dell

Randall and Ronnie Antik Stephen Shapiro and Amy Attas

Mike and Chris Pack Patricia M. Papper Pauline B. Pitt Cynthia and Anthony Petrello Dennis Ratner

Marilyn and George L. Baker Steven Wickes and Barbara Bakios-Wickes Collin Barry

David and Holly Dreman

Debbi Fields Rose and Michael Rose Phil and Marcia* Rothblum Michael and Cari Sacks

Margaret and Jerrold Eberhardt Sheldon and Clayton Erikson Joseph and Sherry Felson David and Jaimie Field Marilyn and Larry Fields Christopher B. Galvin

Nathaniel and Cornelia Bates Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker Linda Bedell

Arthur and Pamela Sanders Mara and Ricky Sandler Christine Sare Reneé Schatz

Jerry and Nanette Finger Gideon and Sarah Gartner Mr. Edouard and Mrs. Brooke Gerschel Gary and Virginia Gerst

Mary and Patrick Scanlan Dr. and Mrs. H. Del Schutte, Jr. Gillian Sorensen Diana Davis Spencer Dr. James St. Louis Eva and Marc Stern

John S. and Marsha Beeson Carolyn and Jim Bellinson Chuck Bellock Norman Belmonte Davis Berg

Ted Bell and Page Lee Hufty Bell

Charles and Karyn Bendit Gilchrist B. Berg

Marilyn and Michael Glosserman Richard and Harriett Gold Andrea and Jim Gordon Scott Gordon Jeannette and Jerry Goldstone

Aziz and Sue Syriani

Cheryl and Peter Tague Jim and Karen Tucker Joan Walker

Barbara and Bruce Berger

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Stoyan Hadjivaltchev Libby Cater Halaby Jonathan Halperin Julia Hansen Jean-Marie Hamel Steve and Sally Hansen Gordon A. Hardy Brian Hazen Mary Eshbaugh Hayes Nikos and Alison Hecht Lita W. Heller Susan Helm

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Tom and Noel Congdon Phyllis and David Cook Christian H. Cooper Dale Coudert Howard Cox

Regine Familet and Sandra Familet

Bunni and Paul Copaken Don and Sarah Cowan Carol Craig and Jennifer Craig Charles Cunniffe Dave Danforth Chris and Bea Daggett Kenneth Hubbard and Tori Dauphinot Mark and Yoly Davis

Joseph Sebastian Fichera Mary Ralph Lowe and Charlie Flanders

Richard and Susan Finkelstein

Barnett C. Helzberg, Jr. Casady M. Henry Juliane Heyman Richard Hillman

Jamie and Bush Helzberg Clarence and Linda Herbst Mindy and Jeff Hildebrand Francis Hoffman Phyllis S. Hojel

Virginia Ford and Fred Ford Lou and Heather Fouts Sam and Marilyn Fox

Stephen M. Cumbie and Dr. Druscilla French

Kathy and Jeffrey Friedland

Robert B. and Janet A. Hoffman



Carol Hood

Ron and Sue Hopkinson S. Roger Horchow John Horton

Garland and Mollie Lasater Rosemarie R. Lavender Joany Lebach

Adib and Kerry Nasle Judith Neisser

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Richard and Erica Horvitz Sydney Huffines Ginny Hunt Mike and Carol Hundert Priscilla and Richard Hunt Barbara and Pitt Hyde Carolyne Hyde Liba Icahn Mary Ann Hyde Irwin and Julanne Isaacson

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Jonathan and Barbara Lee Alexander Leff

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William and Jessica Budinger

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Robert E. Wailes, M.D. John and Carol Walter Viviane M. Warren Evelene Wechsler Wally Obermeyer and Helen Ward

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Rachel and Brad Greenwald

Vaishali Patel and Christopher Seldin

Mort and Ellen Silver Eric Simon

Mark and Nancy Silverman Janie Simon

Sallyann Wekstein


Aggie Skirball

Nadia Zilkha Wellisz Reginald H. White

Albert and Tina Small Thomas H. Smith

Carrie and Joe Wells



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Barbara E. and Michael D. Sheridan Esther and Larry Stanton Betty P. Sylvester

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Sharon and Toby R. Coppel Sean Cornwell Dale Coudert

Richard and Cornelia Corbett Susan and John Cottle

Lorraine and Alfred Campos Nancy and Clint Carlson



James and Phyllis Coulter Lee Cowen Howard Cox Jean I. Cox Patricia Cox

Claire Dewar

Peter Rispoli and Donna Di Ianni Samuel A. Di Piazza, Jr. Brian and Susan Dickie Nancy C. and John DiBiaggio, M.D. Sidney and Barbara Dickstein John and LeaRaye Digiglia Andrea Dill Michael Dillard

Lauren McCloskey Elston and Ryan Elston Linda and Alan Englander Debbie and Jerry Epstein

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Linda M. and Stephen J. Epstein Sheldon and Clayton Erikson Michael and Dafri Estes Bruce Etkin Andrew and Ashley Ernemann Suellen and Melvyn J. Estrin Jeanette and Floyd Evans Thomas H. Fagadau Marita Fairbanks

Alice and Robert Craig Jenny Craig

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David and Dee Dillon

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Christopher Blum and Tracie Dissinger-Blum Kristin Dittmar Gloria Story Dittus

Frederico N.V. Do Valle

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Paula and James Schine Crown Renée and Lester Crown Sylvie and Gary Crum Pamela Cunningham

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Jacqueline A. and Joseph E. Doddridge Joel Fedder Ann and John Doerr Katie L. Dolan Lou and Carl Doll Mary Dominick Kim Doose Jane P. and William H. Donaldson Buzz and Carol Dopkin Byron L. Dorgan Martha and Bill Drake Sheila Draper

Anne and Alan D. Feld Katleen Felix Darlynn and Tom Fellman David Fenton Christy Ferer

Linda and Phil Cushman Chris and Bea Daggett Jackie Daly Dave Danforth Alex Daniels Allison M. and John W. Danner Clemons David

Joseph and Sherry Felson

Tara Carson and Barbara Fergus Timothy Ferriss Michael Fertik

Nancy Pietrafesa and John Danner Sara and C. R. Davidson Elissa and Gary Davis Madge Henning and Warren N. Davis

Esther B. and James L. Ferguson

Rod and Jackie Drake Mary* and David Draut Mary Elizabeth Droste

Frances and Fred Davies

Susan and George Fesus David and Jaimie Field Stuart and Ellie Fine Elaine Finesilver

Lauren K. and John P. Driscoll Antonia Paepcke DuBrul Stephen Dubrul Thelma Duggin

Joseph Sebastian Fichera Marilyn and Larry Fields

Francois and Susan de Saint Phalle Catherine and Jerome H. Debs II Karen DeGolia Michael and Dudley Del Balso Alexander and Lorraine Dell Scott M. Delman Marjorie DeLuca

Maja and Nicholas DuBrul

Jerry and Nanette Finger

Nancy S. Dunlap Martha Durgy

Pamela Smith Finkelman

Jerry Hosier and Annie DuPont Sylvia A. Earle

Richard and Susan Finkelstein Sistie Fischer

Pattie and Charles M. Firestone Elizabeth and Robert Fisher Lula and Aaron Fisher Liz Flanagan

Claiborne and Elaine Deming Jan and Neal Dempsey Jason A. Denby Annie Denver Nicole Denholm Tom and Leslie Derosa Susan DeVore

Antoinette June and Ervin R. Easton Margaret and Jerrold Eberhardt General Ed Eberhart Kimberly Edwards Marcy and Leo Edelstein Jane and Michael Eisner Lenora and J.K. Elbaum Gail and Richard Elden

Mary Ralph Lowe and Charlie Flanders

Ellen Pao and Alphonse Fletcher, Jr. Ronald J. Schiller and Alan Fletcher Schuyler Foerster Marylee and Howard Foley

William and Katherine Devers



Frederick Ford, III

Virginia Ford and Fred Ford Jean Ford-Hamm Henrietta Holesman Fore and Richard L. Fore Rosemarie Forsythe Kim Fortunato

Carol Gluck

Jane Glucksman

Andrew and Georgia Hanson Gordon A. Hardy Richard Harig

Ethel and William Gofen

Janice and Bulent Goktuna Barbara and John* Gold Richard and Harriett Gold Alex and Susan Goldberg Neal D. Goldman

Marilyn Hill Harper, M.D. Ronald L. Harris

James and Mary Ann Harris Grace W. Harvey Susan Hassan Amy Hawes

Anne and George Foss Marty Franze

Lou and Heather Fouts Jane and William Frazer Nanci and Gary Fredkin Anne and Phillip Freedman Stephen M. Cumbie and Druscilla French

Julie Farkas and Seth Goldman Barbara Goldsmith Thorey and Barry J. Goldstein Julia GoodFox

Yoshihiro Hashimoto

Jeannette and Jerry Goldstone Andy and Teri Goodman

Martha Keller and Denis Hayes Mary Eshbaugh Hayes Reuben L. Hedlund Lita W. Heller Susan Helm Nikos and Alison Hecht

Karen and Marc Friedberg

Meg and Bennett Goodman Richard and Kitz Goodman Nelson Gordman Amy Gordon Alissa Grad Joanna and Richard C. Goodwin

Ann and Thomas Friedman Karl and Barbara Friedman Katy and Adam Frisch Dorothy Frommer Golda and Sheldon Friedstein

Jamie and Bush Helzberg Shirley Henly

Janeen Price and Eric J. Henderson Carolyn and Matthew Henneman Casady M. Henry Kristen Henry

Sheila and David Fuente Kathleen Llewhan and Edward Gabriel Danielle Gaines Shannon Gallagher

Bernie and Donna Grauer Arthur N. Greenberg Ronnie Greenberg

Jessica and John Fullerton

Gail G. and Michael J. Green Lenore and Bernard Greenberg Glenda and Gerald Greenwald Rachel and Brad Greenwald Irvin and Nanette Greif Michael Gridley

Clarence and Linda Herbst David Hernand

Cheryl J. and Frank S. Hermance Lorene Hernandez

Shelby and Frederick Gans Richard N. Gardner Don and Eydie Garlikov Sara Garton

Noelle and Cecil Hernandez Bruce and Vicki Heyman Juliane Heyman

Gideon and Sarah Gartner Carol and Gary Gartsman Richard Garvin Pamela Paresky and Chris Gates Henry Louis Gates Larry and Kristen Gellman

Elizabeth and Alan R. Griffith

Sheila P. and Patrick W. Gross Micki Chen and Steven Gross Todd Guenther Elizabeth Guenzel*

Mindy and Jeff Hildebrand Leo Hindery, Jr.

Catherine and Thomas E. Hill Gretchen Hinkamp Peter S. Hirshberg

Pedie and Thomas Guggenheim Arjun Gupta

Anna K. and Hayne Hipp Irv and Ellen Hockaday

Donald and Allison Gulbrandsen Janet Guthrie

Bruce and Lori Gendelman

Nelson and Joan Hoffman Eva Hogan

Clayton and Heather Gentry Elliot and Jessica Gerson Eric Gertler

Judith and William H. Geoghegan

Cathy Brentzel and Robert Hacker Ann and Steve Hadley Lydia and Ben Hadley John Hagel, III Robert L. Hall Libby Cater Halaby Sara Halterman

Robert B. and Janet A. Hoffman Phyllis S. Hojel

Joanna H. and Robert A. Holden Gail and Philip M. Holstein Ron and Sue Hopkinson Rachel Kohler and Mark S. Hoplamazian S. Roger Horchow

Alma and Joseph B. Gildenhorn Katherine K. and Christopher T. Gilson Blair Glencorse Cindy Glenn

Linda K. Yates and Paul R. Holland

Carolyn and Robert Glah

Jean-Marie Hamel Margaret Hammel

William and Candace Hamm

Marilyn and Michael Glosserman

Joseph and Lynne Horning



Beth C. and Jeffrey H. Horstman Cynthia Houben Nina Rodale Houghton Sydney Huffines

Mary and John J. Jubin Lisa Jung Maha Kaddoura

Mark Tompkins and Serena Koenig Sidney and Dorothy Kohl Olatoyisi Kolawole

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Ann and Edward R. Hudson, Jr. John M. Hughes

Suzanne Bober and Stephen Kahn Carolyn and Bill Kane Jane Kang Dina Kaplan

Ann Ashby and Ronald Kopicki Jon and Cat Koplovitz Elizabeth and Claude Koprowski Ann M. and Tom C. Korologos Barbara Koval Judy Kravitz Timothy K. Krauskopf Shirley and Stanley Kritzik Carole and Hal Kroeger Fred Kucker David Kunin

Dorothy and Richard W. Hulbert, Esq. Leslie and George Hume Ginny Hunt

Gerry and Maury Kaplan Anne Karalekas Rita Karmiol Marjie and Robert M. Kargman Jackie Kasabach Alex Kaufman

Priscilla and Richard Hunt Arthur Hyde, Jr. Mary Ann Hyde Liba Icahn

Robert and Soledad Hurst

I. Michael and Beth Kasser Barton Kaufman

Barbara Reid and David Hyman Sandy Iglehart

Sylvia and Dick Kaufman Joelle M. Kayden Dorka Keehn John Keeler

Amy and Thomas Kwei Natalie Lacy Anneliese Chumley and Lawrence Ladin Joseph Ladou Linda Lafferty

Irwin and Julanne Isaacson Walter and Cathy Isaacson Maryana F. Iskander Kate Jackson

Christian K. Keesee Chris Keller

Melvin and Martha Jackson

Jerry and Jackie Kehle Bicky and George Kellner Peter B. Kellner Regina A. and Melvin L. Kelly Tee and John R. Kelly Donald and Nancy Kempf Lisa and Richard Kendall Hyunja and Jeffrey Kenner Jim and Margo Keyes Kimberly Keywell Rehela Khan

Teresa LaFromboise Julie Lampton

Susan R. and David S. Jackson Dorothy and Marvin Jacobs Joan and Irwin Jacobs Lucy Jacobs Robert Jacobson Naveen Jain

Louise W. Lamphere John Kunzweiler and Julie LaNasa David H. Langstaff

Patricia and Donald N. Langenberg Jay and Sally Lapeyre Marcella Larsen

Rusty and John Jaggers Thomas A. James

Bob Long and Wendy Larsen Evelyn* and Leonard A. Lauder Laura and Gary Lauder David Lautenberger

Beth and David Javdan William W. Jeanes, Jr. Naya Jeevan

Freia K. and Warren K. Kershow

Jim and Jane Jenkins Deborah E. Jennings Jannie Jensen Jay Arthur Jensen

Rosemarie R. Lavender

Lorraine and Robert Kingsbury Jay I. Kislak

Luky Seymour and Gene Law Robert and Judith Layton Melva Bucksbaum and Raymond Learsy

Sue O’Bryan and Stephen Kinney Nancy and Henry Kissinger Andrew Klaber Mary H. Klare Helen Klanderud Erin and Kent Klein Melvyn N. Klein Joan Fabry and Michael Klein Ellen Klutznick and Katherine Klutznick Tomas Klvana

Allison M. Johnson Edith Johnson

Cynthia Farrell Johnson Omobola Johnson Sandy Johnson Sis and Hasty Johnson Charlene M. Johnston Judith Jones

Patricia Villareal and Thomas S. Leatherbury Joany Lebach Douglas Lee Robert and Elaine LeBuhn Jonathan and Barbara Lee Sigrid L. Lee Alexander Leff

Warren and Kathleen Jones Abbie and Frank Jordan David Joubran Mark and Victoria Joseph

Donald and Judy Lefton Jacqueline Grapin and Michel Le Goc

Momoyo and Yotaro Kobayashi Julia F. and David H. Koch Kathryn and John Koch

Bobette and Jay R. Lerner



Donald Kay and Bonnie Levinson Lynne and Dan Levinson Walter Levy

Frederick J. and Gail P. Manning Sherry and Charles W. Manning Sarah and James M. Manyika Kathryn and John D. Marchi Nicola and Jeffrey Marcus Steve Marcus Joan and Michael Marek

Anne Welsh McNulty Emily Gold Mears Krishen Mehta Caroline Meirs

Patricia N. and Donald T. Lewers Adam and Melony Lewis Finlay and Willee Lewis Jason Lewis Toby Devan Lewis Elizabeth Liechty Deborah Lin Peter Lind

Deborah Verderame Marciano

Nancy and Peter Meinig Robin and Roger Meltzer Gail and Alec Merriam Donna W. Messix Lisa and Willem Mesdag Ellie and Robert Meyers David Bonderman and Laurie Michaels

Natasha K. and Mark Leydecker Andrew and Christine Light

Don and Barbara Margerum Carol S. Marks Richard Marks

Cindy Kahn and Steve Marker

Karen Listgarten Laura Liswood Hanmin Liu

Jeffrey Marlough

Sam and Anita Michaels Jeffrey and Susan Miller Stephanie DeSibour and Marc E. Miller

Lucretia and Willliam Marmon Ann Marquis

Bernadette and Timothy M. Marquez Catie and Donald B. Marron Carrie H. Marsh Katherine Sand and Scott Martin Todd and Martha Martin Susan Marx Ann Mass

David Livingston Dahlia Loeb David Long

Gretchen and Marshall Milligan Linda S. Millis

Ann B. Devereux and David Mills Jami A. Miscik

Mary A. and Paul M. Long Mona Look-Mazza Paula and Monty Loud Linda Lourie

Crystal Hayling and Chris Misner Cynthia and George P. Mitchell Kathleen Mitchell Mary Mochary

Mary M. and Peter Louras Tricia Louthis

Laurie and David Matthews Lance Matthiesen Susanne W. Max Kathy Mayer William E. Mayer Cheryl McArthur Sharon Teddy McBay

Marc and Shelah Moller Beth and Josh Mondry Debbie and Bill Montgomery John and Hee-Jung Moon Diane Moore Chrissi and Mike Morgan Lance Morgan Sara and Bill Morgan Diane L. Morris

Lee Lowenstein Princes Lucaj Steven Lurie

Lynn T. and Frederick C. Lowinger

Fairleigh and Abby Lussky Martha Luttrell Lee and Joanne Lyon

Peter Nicklin and Linda McCausland Bonnie and Tom McCloskey Michael McCollum Karen McConnell Kevin McConnell Debra McCoy

Paul and Laurie MacCaskill Thomas MacManus

Carrie A. and John Morgridge Susan and Robert Morrison Darrell and Virginia Morrow Dan Moskovitz Barry S. Friedberg and Charlotte Moss Margaret Mullins Clare Muñana

Carolyn and Scott MacGlashan Marlene A. Maddalone

David H. McCormick Roberta McCoy

Lynore and John R. Madden Parker and Tilly Maddux John and Holly Madigan Robert Mahony

George and Harriet McDonald

William F. and Amalia P. Mahoney Michael Maibach

Stacey M. Hadash McDonell and Terry McDonell Donna and Tim McFlynn Ed McIntosh Sharon McKay-Jewett Patrick McKenna Spencer McKnight

Norah and Russell Mail Frederic V. Malek Claudia Malley

Elinor Bunin Munroe and George B. Munroe Julie Muraco

Marie and James Malaro

Mary Alice and Donald A. Munson Gina and Jerry Murdock Carlos Musso

Martha and William R. McLaughlin James and Betty McManus Judith and Joseph M. McManus

Amy and Michael Malone Nancy R. Manderson

Rebecca K. and R. M. Murray, Jr. Stephanie and Michael Naidoff



Balan Nair

Adib and Kerry Nasle

Paul and Peggy Pace Elaine Pagels Lynda Palevsky

John and Monika Preston John S. Price

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Marc and Jane Nathanson Geraldine Karetsky and Larry Naughton Judith Neisser

Jason and Olivia Palmer Erin L. and Paul Pariser Bryan Parker

Kelley Price and Nancy Wenke Price Margot and Thomas Pritzker Irma Prodinger Catherine Anne Provine Andrew L. Quiat and Jane Keener-Quiat Matt Quinn

Constance H. and Richard Neel Alan Quasha and Ilona Nemeth Shelley Burke and Al Nemoff Hermine and Maury Nessen Werner and Judith Neuman David Newberger Michael H. Newman

Allen G. and Jean Lee Parelman

Jerry and Sandy Parker

Carolyn and John D. Parsons Camille M. and Anthony H. Passarella Nisha Patel Debbi and Keith Patten Tina Patterson Noel T. Patton

Kathryn and Richard Rabinow Eden Rafshoon James Ragland

Robin and Doyle Newmyer Jeannette T. Nichols Helen Nitkin Martin Sprinzen and Julie Nini Ann K. and William A. Nitze Elizabeth Nix Nitin Nohria Queen Noor

Whitney Randolph

Jeffrey Rasmussen Dennis Ratner

Nancy and Stephen Paul Marc Pearl

Betsy and David Ratcliff Rebecca Ratner

Maybell P. and Thomas Payne Esther Pearlstone

Katha Rossein and Ronald Razzore Kristin Rechberger Girish Reddy

Cathy and John Pearson Simmy and Haven Pell Susan and Paul Penn

Melynn Glusman and Timothy A. Nordgren Joseph S. Nye

Rosemary E. Reed Miller Barbara S. Reese Lisa H. Rehrig

Donald and Judith Norris Sue and Jim Oates Barbara O’Connor Julie H. O’Connor

Greg Penner and Carrie Walton Penner Amy M. Pennington Robert Perkowitz

Denise M. Byrne and Peter A. Reiling Pixie and Jimmy Reiss Katherine Reppa

Susan and Bill Oberndorf

Jordon and Essie Perlmutter Carol Peterie

Richard and Donna Perlmutter James and Hensley Peterson John Petoskey Max Pichulik

Lynda and Stewart Resnick Anne and Chris Reyes Mary Anne Shea and Blyth Reynolds Cindy, Tom and Heather Rhodes Harry C. Rhodes James and Kalpana Rhodes Condoleezza Rice

Sandra D. O’Connor

Kelly Wyly O’Donovan and Denis O’Donovan Gerald O’Dwyer Morris W. Offit

Alice and Thomas Pickering Julie and Greg Pickrell Bonnie Pinkert

Rosa Scarcelli and Thomas Rhoads Charles and Pamela Richards Rachele E. Richards Rebecca and Myron F. Richardson Edgra and Ira Ringler Marliee and Gregg Rippy

Diana M. Ogden

Jeannette Ogilvy

Philomena O’Halloran Rochelle Ohrstrom

Doren and Sheldon Pinnell Raymond Pirtle, Jr. Pauline B. Pitt Jaroslav Plesl

Cynthia and John C. O’Hara, Jr. Cavanaugh and Blanca O’Leary John F. Olson

Adam Trombly and Nancy Oliphant Susan Christine O’Neal Guillermo Ortiz Hans J. Oser Nelson and Maria B. Ortiz Doug and Glenda Otten Ruth Owens

Bill and Pat Podlich Don Pongrace

Arnold and Diane Polinger Arny and Anne Porath Catherine Porter Bridget and Lawton W. Posey Jayne and Bill Poss Carla and Charles Powell Albert Prast

Ellen and Scott D. Robinson Kenneth G. Robinson, Jr. Steve Robinson David Rockefeller

Judy and Emerson Robinson, Jr.

Katie and Amnon Rodan Michael and Lisa Rome Diana Rosa

Laurene and Thomas Owen

Jane K. and Michael K. Powell

Debbi Fields Rose and Michael Rose Caitlin Durkovich and Simon B. Rosenberg



Larry Rosenthal

Richard and Lois Rosenthal Jeff and Mary Ross Phil Rothblum Jon Rotolo Lyn and George* Ross

Laura G. Blocker, M.D. and Mark Seal Carole and Gordon Segal Jessica L. Segal

Jane G. Sparks

Rebecca Sparks

Pat and Lorraine Spector William A. Spence Melvin Spira Sabrina Spitaletta Srinija Srinivasan James St. Louis

Vaishali Patel and Christopher Seldin Peggy and Carl Sewell Heidi Cox and Jay Seyfert Nancy and Barry Shapiro Pat and Bill Sharp Robert Sharpe Jill Sheeley

Sue Edelstein and William Spence

Nancy and Miles Rubin

JoAnne and Richard Rubinoff Steven Rudnitsky

Shirley and Warren B. Rudman Scott and Allyson Russell Sidney M. Russell Alice Ryan Elizabeth Ryan Ellen Sabin Gunnar and Alex Sachs Doug Sackin Karen and A. Douglas Salter Elaine Sandler

Neal and Jacqueline Shear Kajsa and Philip B. Sheibley Susan Sheridan

Blaze Stancampiano

Esther and Larry Stanton James and Sara Star Susan Stautberg

Barbara E. and Michael D. Sheridan Tony and Rachel Sherman Martin J. Sherwin Phyllis and Nathan Shmalo Lydie T. Shufro Muriel Siebert

Gillian and Robert K. Steel Paul J. Hoenmans and Judith Zee Steinberg Andrew L. Stern

Ron and Phyllis Steinhart Eva and Marc Stern

Jeffrey and Ammanda Salzman Nathan and Karen Sandler Marideth Sandler Linda and Jay Sandrich Vicki and Roger Sant Christine Sare

Khumo and Isaac O. Shongwe Whitney Duan and Desmond Shum Gloria and Marvin Siegel

Brad Bachmann and Michelle Stern Bruce and Nancy Stevens Gayle and Paul Stoffel Helen E. Stone Linda Stone Jennifer B. and David A. Stockman

Marius and Clare Sanger

Andrea Cunningham and Rand Siegfried Scott E. Sillers Mort and Ellen Silver

Norma K. and Donald J. Stone Curt and Fleur* Strand Anita Strickbine Barry S. and Evelyn M. Strauch Marcia Strickland

Judy and John W. Sause, Jr. Omar A. Sawaf Kenneth Sawyer Reneé Schatz

Mark and Nancy Silverman Bren Simon Eric Simon

Victoria and Ronald Simms

Mark and Lorraine Schapiro Rudi and Caryn Scheidt

Sandra Simon Aggie Skirball Albert and Tina Small Danelle Smith

Andrea and Lubert Stryer

Edmund Frank and Eustacia Su

Jennifer and Robin Schiller Sue and Shelly Schneider June and Paul Schorr

Eleanor F. and John M. Sullivan, Jr. Stephanie and S. Garrett Sullivan Karen Sumberg Kenichi Suzuki Ellen and Steve Susman Ted Levine and Lucia Swanson Betty P. Sylvester William E. Sylvester, Jr. Aziz and Sue Syriani Rezart Taci

Shirley and Albert H. Small John and Christine Smith Lynn and Charles Smith Michael Smith Tamsin Smith Michelle Smith Nancy J. and David Snyder Suzie Katz Snyder Allison Sole Katie Solondz

David and Alece Schreiber

Denise J. and James M. Schreiber Linda J. and Robert J. Schuerholz Jane and Edward Schulak Linda and H. Del Schutte Susan C. Schwab Patricia Schwarz

Robert and Louise Schwab Stephanie Schwartz Bob and Barbara Scinto

Cheryl and Peter Tague

Tony and Sandra Tamer Phyllis M. Taylor

Phyllis and David Scruggs Nancy B. Peretsman and Robert Scully

Stephanie and John Sommers Maurice Sonnenberg Gillian Sorensen Selma Spaccarelli

Joel and Shelley Tauber Robert C. Pew and Susan Taylor Stephen S. Taylor Jill Teehan



Fred W. Thomas Lisa Thomas Amy Throm Carmel C. Thompson Margo and Benjamin Tilghman Laurie M. Tisch Maurice Tobin Audrey Tolle

Jayson Ward

R. Thomas Ward

Alan and Irene Wurtzel Cheryl and Sam Wyly

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Viviane M. Warren

Cindy and Mike Watts

Dee and Charles* Wyly Mei Xu

Ann and Charles Webb Cheryl and Van Weber Irmhild and Philip J. Webster Luann R. Hull Weigand Rabbi Martin and Karen Weiner Bryan and Marjorie Weingarten Annette Weisman Betty Weiss Anne Hatfield and Howard Weir

M. Richard and Judith Wyman Bernie Young

Andrew P. Todd Elissa G. Topol

Buzz and Alison Zaino Batia Zareh

Barbara and David Zalaznick Fondation Zdenek

Christine J. Toretti Cheryl Towning Guillermo and Tammy Trevino Jim and Karen Tucker Roberta Turkat Michael Turner Marty and Mark Tuohey III

Leo and Judy Zickler Dorothy S. Zinberg Lili Ann Zisook Teddy Zmrhal

Christie and Jeff Weiss Marion W. Weiss Marvin Weissberg

Mortimer B. Zuckerman Ruth Jane Zuckerman Ned Zuelsdorff Paula Zurcher

Herman Uscategui Erik Van der Kooij

Sallyann Wekstein

Mary Margaret Valenti Gerard Vanderbeek Joseph Vardi

Nadia Zilkha Wellisz

Carrie and Joe Wells

Jonathan and Jane Wells Judith Wender

Suzanne Farver and Clint Van Zee Dennis H. Vaughn Michele A. Verna Enzo Viscusi Linda Vitti

Kevin Patrick and Andrea Wendel
* Deceased

Kent and Wendy Whinnery John C. Whitehead Wendalin Whitman

Cathy O’Connell and Fred Venrick Toni and Lee Verstandig

Frederick B. Whittemore

Judith D. and Roger M. Widmann Sara M. and Evan Williams Ginny L. Williams

Estate of George J. Vojta

Anke and Paul A. Volcker Alexia Suma and Roderick K. von Lipsey Eliza M. Voss David L. Caplan and Karen E. Wagner

Frank and Leonora Williamson Judy and Fred Wilpon Ruth Winter Elle and Philip D. Winn Robin S. Wittlin

Sue J. and Richard W. Volk

Peggy and William B. Wivel

Carolyn and William J. Wolfe Corinne Wood

Jill St. John Wagner and Robert J. Wagner Seth Wagner Joan Walker Robert E. Wailes, M.D. Michelle Walker Jeannie Walla Tina A. Walls Christopher English Walling Rob and Melani Walton

Robert A. and Beverly H. Wolffe Karen and Kent Woodard Sarah Woodberry Lee Woodman Doug Woods Walter E. Woodford, Jr.

Frank and Tamara Woods King Woodward Frances Wright Mandy Gray and Randall W. Work Beau and Heather Wrigley

Ralph and Leah Wanger

Wally Obermeyer and Helen Ward



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Corporate Support
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Actis, LLP AECF Aetna Inc. Cisco Systems, Inc. Citi Group, Inc. The Coca-Cola Company Comcast Corporation ConAgra Foods Community Banks of Colorado The Connell Company GroFin Hansen Construction, Inc. Harris Corporation Hertz

AGT International ALP Associates

Alitheia Capital Limited ALSTOM Power, Inc.

Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation Hill and Knowlton Hillman Capital Partners Holsman International

Amazon Digital Services Inc.

American Electric Power Service Corporation American Refining and Biochemical Inc.

ConocoPhillips Company Cos Bar USA, Inc.

Cornerstone Government Affairs Crecera Finance Managament Company LLC Credit Suisse Securities, LLC Crowell & Moring Deloitte CSC Holdings, Inc. Deutsche Bank

Hines Interests Ltd. Partnership Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Hubbard Broadcasting Humana i2

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos, P.C. APCO Worldwide Applied Materials

IBM Corporation IFMR Ventures Ignia Partners, LLC

Aramco Services Company

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation Artemisia International Aspen Grocery Inc. AT&T Avantage Ventures Avid Realty Ayllu Initiative Inc. Bamboo Finance Barclays Wealth Bank for International Settlements Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC Bertelsmann, Inc. Bloomberg Blazing Adventures BNSF Railway Company Booz & Company Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. Bracewell & Giuliani The Brattle Group Burson-Marsteller Aspen Graphic Solutions

Discount Tire and America’s Tire Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. DLA Piper US LLP Dolce Hotels & Resorts

ImagineNations Group Inc. Intel Corporation Inversor

InReturn East Africa Fund I.C.V. Intellectual Capital Advisory Service Jefferies & Company, Inc. JPMorgan Chase & Co. Kaye Scholer LLP KLF Group, Inc.

Carol Dopkin Real Estate Edison Electric Institute EMC Corporation

Duke Energy Corporation

Emerson Electric Company

Emmis Communications Corp. Enablis Financial Corportion Equus Private Wealth Management LLC

Kurowski, Bailey and Schultz, LLC Lazard Freres & Co., LLC LGT Bank (Schweiz) AG Liberty Global, Inc.

Ernst & Young Global Services LLP Exxon Mobil Corporation For CEOS Only, Inc. ForeFinance Ford Motor Company Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. Fundacion Capital Gap Inc. FX Bresnan Shipping, Inc. Garfield & Hecht, P.C.

Lighthouse Consulting Group, LLC Lincoln Trust Company M&T Bank Lockheed Martin Corporation Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation MasterCard Intl. Inc. McKinsey & Company Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. MG Consulting LLC Mission Essential

Calvin Cafritz Investments Champion Industries, Inc. Cheniere Energy Shared Services, Inc. Chevron Corporation Charles Cunniffe Architects

Gate Global Impact LLC General Mills

General Dynamics Corporation Globe Capital Partners

MESOAMERICA Investments Microsoft Corporation Mogul Advisory Group

Chesapeake Energy Corporation

Goldman, Sachs & Co. Google, Inc.

Goldsmith Philanthropies

Monitor Company Group, L.P.



Diane Moore Photography LLC Mountain Chalet Ent., Inc. Movirtu Limited

Pyme Capital Renew LLC

The Rendon Group, Inc. ResponsAbility Social Investments AG Rianta Capital Limited SA Capital Limited


TechnoServe, Inc. Telefonica SA Thrive Inc. Telesoft Management Services, LLC Time Warner Cable

National Geographic Society Navigant Consulting NCAS NCH Design LLC

New York Life Insurance Company Nomura Securities North America The Northern Trust Company NV Energy, Inc. O.I.C. International Inc. OTF Group, Inc.

SAIC Energy, Environment & Infrastructure, LLC Salesforce.com, Inc. Sandy’s Office Supply Schlumberger, Ltd. Scholastic, Inc. SCI Art Inc.

Tisch Financial Management Tishman Speyer Properties Toyota Motor North America Inc. TransCanada PipeLines Limited Van Ness Feldman Vox Capital TriLinc Capital Management, LLC Verizon Communications, Inc. Warburg Pincus & Co., LLC Water Street Capital WB Family Offices

Saudi Telecom Company

Open Capital Advisors Ltd. Overseas Private Investment Corporation Pace Communications, Inc. Pearl Capital Pfizer, Inc. Pacific Community Ventures, Inc

Sempra Energy

Shell Exploration & Production Co. Shell Oil Products Shook, Hardy & Bacon Snap-On

Weatherstone Services LLC WeConnect International Wedgewood Partners, Inc. Westport Innovations Inc. Willowtree Advisors LLC World Media Productions Zirrus.Net

Shorebank International SNR Denton

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Polycom, Inc. Potencia Ventures

Spear Point Energy LLC State Street Bank Stifel Nicolaus Stevens & McCann LLC Synergy Social Ventures Talisman Energy Inc.

Pragma Gestao De Patrimonio LT Charles Pratt & Company, L.L.C. Project Akilah Inc. Prudential Financial

WWV Management & Operations LLC



Foundation and Organization Support
Fred and Penny Abrams Philanthropic Fund ACCION International Acumen Fund, Inc. The Acorn Foundation Aetna Foundation, Inc. Bender Foundation, Inc. Bendit Family Foundation Catto Charitable Foundation Cedars Foundation Inc. Centre on Philanthropy Center For Creative Leadership The Challenger Foundation Chambers Family Fund CHF International Citi Foundation

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Berg Family Charitable Foundation Bertelsmann Foundation Bertelsmann Foundation North America BF Foundation

The Arnold & Jeanne Bernstein Fund

Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund AFW/ZITIC Foundation Agora Partnerships Aid For Africa Alcoa Foundation Aga Khan Foundation USA

Bezos Family Foundation Bieber Family Foundation Cherie Blair Foundation Blue Foundation The Bodri Foundation

ClimateWorks Foundation

Robert & Suzanne Cochran Family Foundation CollegeBoard James M. Collins Foundation Colorado Creative Industries Colorado Mountain College Foundation Columbia University Community Initiatives

Alexandra Foundation

The Alper Family Foundation, Inc. Dean V. Ambrose Foundation American Clean Skies Foundation American Express Foundation Anonymous (7) American Federation of Teachers Appropriate Infrastructure Development Group The Arches Foundation Argidius Foundation Arnhold Foundation Artemisia Brazil

Bostock Family Foundation Richard & Susan Braddock Family Foundation

The Boyd Family Foundation

The Brady Foundation, Inc.

The Scott & Patrice Brickman Family Foundation The Bridge Fund Brittingham Family Foundation Mary Jane Hipp Brock Family Foundation Martin Bucksbaum Family Foundation Buford Foundation

Connecticut Health Foundation Copaken Family Foundation Cornell University craigslist Charitable Fund The Cundill Foundation The Dana Foundation

Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation

Arie and Ida Crown Memorial Les Dames D’Aspen LTD Danish Research Foundation

Arrowhead Foundation Inc. Artists’ Legacy Foundation Asia Foundation City of Aspen

Business Council for Peace Business Roundtable State of California C. E. and S. Foundation Calvert Social Investment Foundation Government of Canada

Dasra -- Catalyst for Social Change The William Davidson Institute The Courtenay C. and Lucy Patten Davis Foundation Dedalus Foundation, Inc. DiSabatino Family Foundation

Associated Black Charities The Atlantic Philanthropies ATMS Foundation Avina Foundation B Lab

Stephen W. & Susan M. Baird Foundation Bank of America Foundation Renee and Richard Barasch Foundation Barnard/Fain Foundation Barr Foundation Town of Basalt

Campia Family Foundation Canadian Council of Chief

The Dobranski Foundation Inc. John and Marcia Donnell Fund Friends of Byron Dorgan E+Co The Dreman Foundation, Inc. eBay Foundation

Carnegie Corporation of New York Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Carnegie Mellon University

Edlis/Neeson Foundation, NFP The Eisner Foundation Inc. The Elizabeth Foundation Endeavor Global, Inc.

Mercedes T. Bass Charitable Corporation

Martin G. and Ruth A. Carver Foundation Annie E. Casey Foundation Castaways Foundation

The Stephen Case Foundation

The Tony Elumelu Foundation Engelberg Foundation

Bellwether Education Partners



Equity Group Foundation Fair Trade USA Fairbanks Family Foundation Fascitelli Family Foundation Fate Foundation LTD

The Gordon and Llura Gund Foundation GVEP International The Hague Institute for Global Justice Edward & Julia Hansen Foundation, Inc.

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Ann and Stephen Kaufman Foundation

Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade Jerry and Nanette Finger Foundation The Flunison Fund Fondation Zdenek Ford Foundation

Bruce T. Halle Family Foundation

Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Kaye Foundation W.K. Kellogg Foundation John S. and James L. Knight Foundation KPW Family Foundation The Kresge Foundation Kresser Foundation

Harbor Lights Foundation

Harman Family Foundation Harvard University

Sidney Kohl Family Foundation

Foundation for Enterprise Development Fox Family Foundation J. S. Frank Foundation

The Irving Harris Foundation Morris A. Hazan Family Foundation Hazen Polsky Foundation HCI William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Hayne Hipp Foundation Hitachi Foundation

Foundation to Promote Open Society

Mollie and Garland Lasater Charitable Fund

Kathy and Jeffrey Friedland Foundation FSG, Inc.

The Leonard and Evelyn Lauder Foundation Lee Foundation

Lebanon Renaissance Foundation Lemelson Foundation

Friedman Family Foundation Fundacion Bavaria Fundacion Bolivia Fundacion IES

Fundacion Bolivar Davivienda

Richard Horvitz and Erica Hartman-Horvitz Foundation Ken Hubbard Fund William and Diane Hunckler Foundation Hunt Family Foundation Roy A. Hunt Foundation

Roy Lichtenstein Foundation Linhart Family Trust Living Cities, Inc.

Lincoln Financial Foundation, Inc

FUNDES International

Furlotti Family Foundation

The Margaret & Daniel LoebThird Point Foundation Jean and Jim Lowrey Fund Henry Luce Foundation

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation General Electric Foundation Georgetown University

Hurst Family Foundation IAC

Leon Lowenstein Foundation The Lubar Family Foundation, Inc. Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation Lundin for Africa Foundation

J. R. Hyde III Family Foundation I-Dev International

The Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation

Edouard R. Gerschel Foundation

Indian Trail Foundation

C. Gary and Virginia Gerst Foundation Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation Girl Scouts of the USA

Institute for International Monetary Affairs Inveneo Inc.

Lumina Foundation for Education The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Maher Family Foundation Malott Family Foundation

Institute For State Effectiveness The Ithaka Foundation

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Global Business School Network The Goldrich Family Foundation Lynda M. Goldstein Family Foundation Goodwin Foundation LLC Gold Family Charitable Foundation Barbara Lubin Goldsmith Foundation

Thomas A. & Mary S. James Foundation JLK Foundation, Inc.

Manufacturers Alliance/ MAPI Inc Mara Foundation

Jaquish & Kenninger Foundation Johns Hopkins University

Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation The Marcus Foundation Markle Foundation MasterCard Foundation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Joy Foundation

Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Greater Good SA Trust GreaterCapital

Joy Family Foundation, Inc. Joyce Foundation

The William E. Mayer Charitable Foundation

Edward S. and Cornelia Greaves Fund

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

McBride Family & Aspen Business Ctr. Foundation McCormick Foundation John P. and Anne Welsh McNulty Foundation Media Development Loan Fund MercyCorps

The Ronald K. & Jan C. Greenberg Family Foundation The Dean Greenberg Family Fund
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Warren B. Kanders Foundation

Karetsky Family Memorial Fund Katz Family Foundation

The Katcher Family Foundation, Inc.

The Merrill Foundation, Inc. Mick for Mayor

The Mesdag Family Foundation Middlebury College

Pollock-Krasner Foundation The Pope Foundation, Inc. Prince of Wales Youth Business International Margot and Thomas J. Pritzker Family Foundation Prudential Foundation


Nancy and John Snyder Foundation The Stanton Foundation

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The Diana Davis Spencer Foundation Robert K. Steel Family Foundation The Steel Partners Foundation Jay Stein Foundation Trust Stichting ICCO Stupski Foundation Surdna Foundation Teagle Foundation Susman Family Foundation Lucille S. Thompson Family Foundation The Thrift Shop of Aspen Tides Foundation The Fred Stein Family Foundation

The Joan Mitchell Foundation, Inc. Mitrani Family Foundation Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation The Morgridge Family Foundation Charles Stewart Mott Foundation The Muhr Family Foundation Nathan Family Foundation Norman M. Morris Foundation Inc.

Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation Quantum Communication SAL R. H. White Foundation Ratner Family Foundation The Reis Foundation, Inc

Reed-Siegel Charitable Foundation Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Resnick Family Foundation River Star Foundation The Rock Foundation

Jane & Marc Nathanson Family Foundation

National Association of Manufacturers National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Neisser Family Fund New Ventures Mexico

Rockefeller Brothers Fund

The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund Tobey Foundation US Agency for International Development US Department Of State United Arab Emirates

News Corporation Foundation Nick DeWolf Foundation Niki Charitable Art Foundation Nonprofit Enterprise and Self-Sustainability Team

The Rockefeller Foundation Root Capital, Inc. Root Change

Rodel Charitable Foundation

Royce Family Foundation RTI International John and Vivian Sabel Family Foundation Sacks Family Foundation

United Nations Foundation Universidad De Los Andes University of California University of Cape Town

Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

United Way of Central Carolinas

The Obernauer Foundation, Inc. Omidyar Network Services LLC Open Society Institute Oxfam America, Inc. P & C Collins Fund Pack Foundation

Sac and Fox Nation of Missouri The Pamela and Arthur Sanders Family Foundation Inc. The Mara and Ricky Sandler Foundation Sando Foundation Santa Clara University

University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Arlington US Chamber of Commerce and Related Entitites Bernard van Leer Foundation Villagereach Villgro Innovation Foundation Waitt Foundation Nancy and Charles Wall Family Foundation Fund Wechlser Foundation Whitaker Foundation

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation Pan African University Patricia M. and Emanuel M. Papper Foundation, Inc. The Passport Foundation The Andrew M. Paul Family Foundation The Pearson Foundation Peck Family Foundation

Mary Bucksbaum Scanlan Family Foundation Adler Schermer Foundation The Schiff Foundation

The Pearlstone Family Fund, Inc.

The Schmitt Family Charitable Foundation Segal Family Foundation Shared Interest, Inc. Shell Foundation Sher Leff, LLP

The Whitehead Foundation, Inc. Vincent Wilkinson Foundation The Winston Foundation Inc

Pepperdine University School of Law Charlotte Perret Family Trust Petrello Family Foundation Pisces Foundation Poarch Creek Indians The Pershing Square Foundation

Shenandoah Foundation Sierra Health Foundation Skoll Foundation Small Business Administration

The Herbert and Ruth Winter Foundation Wolfensohn Family Foundation World Resources Institute

Barbara & David Zalaznick Foundation The Joseph and Vera Zilber Family Foundation

Podhurst Family Supporting Foundation, Inc.

Albert and Lillian Small Foundation Small Enterprise Assistance Fund Robert H. Smith Foundation



Special Funding for Scholarships and Program Excellence
The lifeblood of the Aspen Institute continues to be the leaders who come into our programs. Starting with the Executive Seminar in the 1950s and continuing with the Henry Crown Fellowship Program and all leadership programs, the Institute has engaged entrepreneurs, elected officials, nonprofit leaders, and others in examining what it takes to lead a life that is good, useful, worthy, and meaningful. In 2011 the Aspen Institute was pleased to award over $1.36 million in scholarship support to more than 400 scholars from around the world. Across our programs we aim to achieve a balance of gender, ethnicities, nationalities, political affiliations, and professions, convening leaders who will, in turn, extend the reach and resonance of civility in an increasingly complex world. The Institute gratefully acknowledges the donors who made gifts and pledges in support of scholarships in 2011, as well as those whose generosity in prior years created funds that can be tapped for future needs and opportunities.

Scholarships and Fellowships: 2011 Donors
Robert J. Abernethy Anonymous (2) Madeleine K. Albright James and Donna Barksdale Barnard/Fain Foundation Jane and Calvin Cafritz Bezos Family Foundation Connie and Jim Calaway Henry E. Catto* Arjun Gupta John Hagel III Robert Perkowitz Doren and Sheldon Pinnell Hazen Polsky Foundation Margot and Thomas J. Pritzker Family Foundation James Ragland Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Resnick Family Foundation James and Kalpana Rhodes Richard and Lois Rosenthal Sandy’s Office Supply Jane and Edward Schulak Segal Family Foundation Peggy and Carl Sewell

Harvard University

Peter S. Hirschberg

Johns Hopkins University Nina Rodale Houghton

Host Hotels and Resorts, Inc. Warren B. Kanders Foundation Marjie and Robert M. Kargman Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Kaye Foundation Helen Klanderud

Ruth and Martin G. Carver C. E. and S. Foundation Columbia University Cornell University Sean Cornwell Patricia Cox

Joan Fabry and Michael Klein Laura and Gary Lauder Toby Devan Lewis Hanmin Liu

James and Phyllis Coulter Nancy C. Crown and A. Steven Crown

The Simms/Mann Family Foundation - Victoria and Ronald Simms Bren Simon Michelle Smith

The Margaret and Daniel Loeb/Third Point Foundation M&T Bank Markle Foundation

Paula and James Schine Crown The Cundill Foundation Jackie Daly

Susan Katz Snyder

Catherine and Jerome H. Debs II Scott M. Delman Gloria Story Dittus

John P. and Anne Welsh McNulty Foundation Emily Gold Mears Diane L. Morris Dan Moskovitz NCAS

James and Sara Star

Gillian and Robert K. Steel Stevens and McCann LLC Cheryl and Sam Wyly

The Fred Stein Family Foundation Robert C. Pew and Susan Taylor Barbara and David Zalaznick Foundation

Dolce Hotels and Resorts Gail and Richard Elden Kim Fortunato Tara Carson and Barbara Fergus Sheila and David Fuente

Martin Sprinzen and Julie Nini Nelson and Maria B. Ortiz Greg Penner and Carrie Walton Penner

Jessica and John Fullerton



Scholarships and Fellowships: Existing Funds and 2011 Awards
Mortimer J. Adler Scholarship Fund* Albright Scholarship Fund for Veterans* Aspen Writers’ Foundation Scholarships Bezos Scholarship Fund William R. Hearst Endowment Fund* Bicky and George Kellner Scholarship Fund* Margot and Thomas Pritzker Fund for International Fellows* Rose Associates Scholarship Endowment* Betty and Lloyd G. Schermer Scholarship Fund* Kathleen Daubert Smith Scholarship Fund* Stanton Fund

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Aspen Ideas Festival Scholarships

Henry Kissinger Fellowship*

Lauder Seminar Scholarship Fund*

Lloyd G. Balfour Scholarship Bill Budinger Distinguished Socrates Scholar Fund*

Leonard & Evelyn Lauder Foundation Seminars Endowment Fund* Lindsay Fund Nancy Cain Marcus Fellowship Robert McKay Endowment* David T. McLaughlin Leadership Fund* McNulty Prize Fund* Middle East Leadership Initiative Scholarship Fund

Socrates Scholarship Endowment* Robert K. Steel Fund*

Business and Society Program Scholarships Calaway Education Fund Cundill Scholar Fund* Canadian Scholarship Fund Dena’s Scholars Endowment Fund* General Scholarship Endowment* Harman-Eisner Artist-in-Residence Endowment*

Stradivarius Fellowship*

Gus and Marie Tyler Scholarship Fund* Wye Faculty Board Fund

Nakasone / Japanese Scholarship Fund* Paul H. Nitze Fellowship* Polsky Scholarship

*Endowment or quasi-endowment

The work of the Aspen Institute is further enhanced by generous support for program funds and other activities that advance values-based leadership at home and abroad.

Program and Other Funds
Keith Berwick Chair* Henry Crown Fellowship Endowment*

McCloskey Speaker Series Endowment*

Named Initiatives and Series
Catto Fellowship Program Farouki Middle East Roundtable Series Gildenhorn Book Series McCloskey Speaker Series

Doerr-Hosier Programming Fund Friedman Joint Venture Fund Japanese Garden / Betty Musser Endowment*

McLaughlin/Crown Endowment* (A component of the Henry Crown Fellowship Endowment) John P. McNulty Fund* Neisser Fund Socrates Endowment*

Rodel Fellowships in Public Leadership

Washington Ideas Roundtable Series
*Endowment or quasi-endowment

Gifts In Kind
Anonymous Hilary Perkins and Skip B. Battle Gilchrist B. Berg Sallie and Thomas Bernard Claudia and Bill Coleman Firoozueh Dumas The Honorable and Mrs. Melvyn J. Estrin Nora Feller Richard and Harriett Gold Noelle and Cecil Hernandez Jay’s Valet Parking & Luxury Shuttle Service Melva Bucksbaum and Raymond Learsy

Montesquieu Winery Janet C. O’Grady

Stephanie and Michael Naidoff Robert and Lexie Potamkin Proskauer Rose LLP Resnick Family Foundation University of Maryland

Lindt & Sprungli (USA), Inc. Margarita Herdocia and Jaime Montealegre



Attendees practice yoga at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival. (photo by Michael Brands)

2012 Overview and 2011 Annual Report