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

Reggie Bicha

Reggie Bicha

Mia Birdsong

Mia Birdsong

Karla Davis

Karla Davis

Steven Dow

Steven Dow

Dr. Christopher King

Dr. Christopher King

Dr. P. Lindsay Chase Lansdale

Dr. P. Lindsay Chase Lansdale

Andrea Levere

Andrea Levere

Steve Liss

Steve Liss

Dr. Meera Mani

Dr. Meera Mani

Dr. C. Nicole Mason

Dr. C. Nicole Mason

Margaret McKenna

Margaret McKenna

Wes Moore

Wes Moore

Reverend Vivian Nixon

Reverend Vivian Nixon

Dr. Eduardo Padrón

Dr. Eduardo Padrón

Gloria Perez

Gloria Perez

Dr. Mario Small

Dr. Mario Small

Henry Wilde

Henry Wilde

Dr. Richard Wylie

Dr. Richard Wylie