The $25,000 Big Idea Finalist Pitch Jam Introducing the Aspen Ideas Award

The inaugural Aspen Ideas Award, developed with Booz Allen Hamilton, will recognize Spotlight Health Presenters and Scholars with innovative ideas that are changing and impacting communities around the world. Five award finalists will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges in front of a live Spotlight Health audience. During the pitch session, the Spotlight audience will have the opportunity to vote. One winning finalist from the Spotlight Health section will be awarded $25,000 to bring their idea to action.

Speakers: James Hamblin
Festival: Spotlight Health 2015

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