Girls, Unleashed

The idea that investing in girls is the single most effective investment available to spur economic development and end global poverty has become a widely popular notion. And yet, what does investing in girls actually look like on the ground? What have we learned as of late about which kinds of investments for which kinds of girls in which kinds of settings have the biggest ROI? Join us for a wide-ranging conversation featuring some of the freshest and wisest voices on girls’ empowerment, both domestic and global. You will leave smarter about the cutting edge approaches to unleashing girls’ natural power and galvanized to be an even bigger part of the solution.

Festival: 2016

Watch and Listen: World

Barack Obama came into office promising a new American foreign policy. Did he deliver? Did the president successfully... See more
Our signature event, the 2016 Afternoon of Conversation hosts an audience of more than 2,000 in the Benedict Music Tent... See more
What do today's Republicans believe America's role in the world should be? The GOP's presumptive nominee... See more
The United States can’t win the battle against terrorism abroad if it is vulnerable at home. In the era of ISIS,... See more
Secretary of State John Kerry at the Aspen Ideas Festival 2016 See more
In the 1930s, the Great Depression reversed a long trend towards globalization: Borders were shut, trade was halted,... See more

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