Two generations. One future.

Fellows

The Ascend Fellowship invests in diverse leaders from a range of sectors who have breakthrough ideas to build economic security, educational success, and health and well-being for low-income families in the U.S. Ascend at the Aspen Institute has launched two classes of Fellows that fuel their work with a two-generation approach that invests in children and their parents together.

Learn about the 2015 Ascend Fellows.

Learn about the inaugural Ascend Fellows.

Katie Albright

Katie Albright

Cara Aley

Cara Aley

John Annis, ‘15

John Annis, ‘15

Reggie Bicha

Reggie Bicha

Mia Birdsong

Mia Birdsong

Dr. Laurie Miller Brotman, ‘15

Dr. Laurie Miller Brotman, ‘15

Melvin W. Carter III, ‘15

Melvin W. Carter III, ‘15

Karla Davis

Karla Davis

Betsy Delgado, ‘15

Betsy Delgado, ‘15

Steven Dow

Steven Dow

Dr. Sarah Enos Watamura, ‘15

Dr. Sarah Enos Watamura, ‘15

Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick, ‘15

Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick, ‘15

Dr. Raquel Hatter, ‘15

Dr. Raquel Hatter, ‘15

John Hudson III, ‘15

John Hudson III, ‘15

Dr. Myra Jones-Taylor, 15

Dr. Myra Jones-Taylor, 15

Kevin Jordan, ‘15

Kevin Jordan, ‘15

Ann Kalass, ‘15

Ann Kalass, ‘15

Dr. Christopher King

Dr. Christopher King

Dr. P. Lindsay Chase Lansdale

Dr. P. Lindsay Chase Lansdale

Andrea Levere

Andrea Levere

Steve Liss

Steve Liss

Kirsten Lodal, ‘15

Kirsten Lodal, ‘15

Dr. Meera Mani

Dr. Meera Mani

Dr. C. Nicole Mason

Dr. C. Nicole Mason

Margaret McKenna

Margaret McKenna

Wes Moore

Wes Moore

Dr. Dipesh Navsaria, ‘15

Dr. Dipesh Navsaria, ‘15

Reverend Vivian Nixon

Reverend Vivian Nixon

Dr. Aisha Nyandoro, ‘15

Dr. Aisha Nyandoro, ‘15

Dr. Eduardo Padrón

Dr. Eduardo Padrón

Gloria Perez

Gloria Perez

Dr. Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, ‘15

Dr. Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, ‘15

Dr. William Serrata, ‘15

Dr. William Serrata, ‘15

Ann Silverberg Williamson, ‘15

Ann Silverberg Williamson, ‘15

Dr. Mario Small

Dr. Mario Small

Dr. Darius Tandon, ‘15

Dr. Darius Tandon, ‘15

Dr. Sherece Y. West-Scantlebury, ‘15

Dr. Sherece Y. West-Scantlebury, ‘15

Roxane White, ‘15

Roxane White, ‘15

Henry Wilde

Henry Wilde

Dr. Katharine W. Winograd, ‘15

Dr. Katharine W. Winograd, ‘15

Dr. Richard Wylie

Dr. Richard Wylie