Health Fellow Spotlight: Lea Masamo, Africa Sickle Cell Organisation
Meet Lea Masamo, a 2022 Aspen Ideas: Health Fellow who's building a movement of people living with sickle cell disease to advocate for programs and policies needed to improve access to quality health care.
Our Way of Life Depends on Building a New, Just Energy System
Jason Bordoff, Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, reflects on the tension between energy affordability and climate ambition and what is necessary for a just energy transition.
As a result of the global pandemic, economic gains for underserved populations — including women and communities of color — have reversed course. Improving the financial health of women is essential to building prosperous and resilient communities. Presented by PayPal.
Broader Access is Vital to the Future of Testing and Healthcare Innovation
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...
We Can Stop Epidemics Before They Happen. Here’s How.
Far too often, we highlight the failures—the diseases that caused thousands of deaths, cost billions of dollars and permanently changed our world. But just as noteworthy are the successes—the disease outbreaks that were swiftly and effectively contained.
Having Corporate Purpose Benefits Business and Society
What exactly is corporate purpose? How can it provide more viable and enduring success for business and communities? Bobbi Silten, managing director of the Shared Value Initiative, shares her insights.
The Aspen Ideas Festival team is proud to showcase the diverse writing of our speakers. Their books will be highlighted in talks at the Festival and available at the campus bookstore. See which authors will also be doing signings by checking out the Wine and Sign Author Book Signings (during Aspen Ideas: Health) and Meet the Author: Book Signings and Conversation (during A...
Ronald Klain was White House Ebola Response Coordinator from 2014 to 2015. This post has been updated and adopted from the author’s piece, Confronting the Pandemic Threat, published in Democracy Journal (No. 40, Spring 2016).