Aspen Institute

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy study organization with a mission to foster leadership and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Aspen Institute delivers on its mission by engaging in public policy work, its young-leader fellowship programs, and thought-provoking seminars, public conferences, and events. The Aspen Ideas Festival is presented yearly in partnership with The Atlantic, to gather some of the most interesting thinkers and leaders from around world to discuss their work, issues that inspire them, and their ideas.