Meet Jerren Chang, a 2023 Festival Fellow whose organization GenUnity creates issue-focused community leadership programs to drive civic engagement.
The Aspen Ideas: Health Fellows are a diverse group of health leaders who are selected for their work, accomplishments, and ability to transform ideas into action. Get to know the 2023 cohort!
Meet Nathan Chomilo, a 2023 Aspen Ideas: Health Fellow who’s incorporating community collaboration and racial equity into Minnesota’s Medicaid policy development.
Over the last nine years, Aspen Ideas: Health has welcomed nearly 700 inspiring women leaders to our stages to share their bold approaches to better health. In honor of Women's History Month, we're taking a look back at just some of the many highlights. From medical researchers and clinicians to entrepreneurs and activists, meet 9 change makers who are breaking barriers to...
In the wake of transformative biopharmaceutical innovation and breakthroughs, Americans need a health care system that ensures these life-saving breakthroughs reach all patients. Courtney Christian reflects on three tangible, collaborative ways to improve health equity. Presented by PhRMA.
Achieving vaccine equity requires authentically communicating with and listening to all communities. As healthcare leaders, we must go where the community is to hear their stories, comprehend their challenges and better understand how to overcome their hurdles. Presented by Novavax.
Childbirth complications are unacceptably high among women of color—and the disparities have been widening. If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we cannot solve system-wide problems in a vacuum—particularly when lives are at stake. We all need an all-in approach to create a better, more equitable system of health for all mothers. Presented by Blue Cross Blue S...
The Aspen Ideas Festival Fellows are a diverse group of global leaders who are selected for their work, accomplishments, and ability to transform ideas into action.
The Aspen Ideas: Health Fellows are a diverse group of health leaders who are selected for their work, accomplishments, and ability to transform ideas into action.
Race, ethnicity, age, sex, environment, and other social determinants of health can all impact how different people respond to the same medicine or vaccine. This is why diversity and inclusivity at every stage of the medical research process are critical to learning about the safety and efficacy of potential treatments for all patients. Presented by Pfizer.
Hospitals and health systems have a critical role to play in turning health equity talk into action. Learn how the field is using strategic investments to drive innovative solutions forward. Presented by the American Hospital Association.
Building on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, there are significant opportunities to expand the use of rapid testing to address many health challenges around the world- from infectious diseases like malaria and HIV to non-infectious health needs like prenatal care. Learn how Abbott is intentionally approaching product development to democratize, decentralize and...
Businesses today are increasingly expected to advance inclusive diversity and equity beyond their walls.
The United States is in the midst of a maternal health crisis, and new data from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association shows that women of color continue to face a greater risk of childbirth complications compared to white women. As these disparities in maternal health care stem from a complex fabric of social, racial and economic issues, the time is now to confront and c...
The Aspen Ideas: RE$ET team is proud to showcase the diverse writing of our speakers. The books and authors are arranged by RE$ET plenary sessions. To watch the plenaries, click the schedule link at the bottom of the page.
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka’s family has called the city home for over 100 years.
Hope Solo's lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation for violating the Equal Pay Act is an active case and, if won, would set a new precedent for women in sports and beyond.
As we look to the new normal, the first step in creating systemic solutions is to deeply examine how the institution you represent contributed to today’s injustices, says Prudential's Lata Reddy.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf reflects on the values driving the hard-hitting decisions she’s facing during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Computer systems don’t anticipate all the types of people who might use them. What are the innocuous, and more problematic, consequences of this?