What’s Your Big Idea? Bold Solutions from the Ascend Fellowship

Event date: April 12, 2023

  • Wednesday, April 12, 2023 1:15 PM – 1:35 PM
  • The Aspen Institute2300 N Street NorthwestWashington, DC, 20037United States (map)

At the Aspen Forum on Children and Families:

Lift up your heads and lower your shoulders: these Ascend Fellows will provide a dose of inspiration and action as they share their big ideas for intergenerational opportunity in 2023 and beyond.


Lisa Bohmer, Director, Global Early Childhood Development, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation


Jesús Gerena, Chief Executive Officer, UpTogether, and 2021 Ascend Fellow
Layla Zaidane, President and CEO, Millennial Action Project and 2022 Ascend Fellow
Atiya Weiss, Executive Director, The Burke Foundation and 2021 Ascend Fellow

Register: https://afcf2023.splashthat.com

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