Becoming an Aspen Institute Fellow

      Think creativity, values-based leadership, and change. These words describe the Aspen Institute Fellowship program. My experience with the Aspen Institute started upon receiving a call at the start of 2011 saying I was nominated to be a Fellow. At the time,  I was not quite sure what it meant, though after some research and conversations with past Fellows I was pleased to hear … Continue reading Becoming an Aspen Institute Fellow

Patient capital in an impatient world

After reading The Blue Sweater I felt truly inspired to look at philanthropy from a whole different persepective. The author writes beautifully about her life in Africa – the struggles and hardships coupled with the moments of joy and satisfaction. After meeting Novogratz I felt a sense of  immense positive energy. I was surprised to find that instead of much of the conversation being about … Continue reading Patient capital in an impatient world