Wes Moore

Governor of Maryland, State of Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland

Wes Moore, a combat veteran, bestselling author, small business owner, Rhodes Scholar and former CEO of Robin Hood Foundation, one of the nationā€™s largest anti-poverty organizations, has devoted his lifeā€™s work to a basic principle: no matter your start in life, you deserve an equal opportunity to succeed ā€“ a job you can raise a family on, a future you can look forward to. Previously, Moore founded and served as CEO of BridgeEdU, an innovative college platform that addresses the college completion and job placement crisis. BridgeEdU reinvents freshman year through high-touch and high-tech supports for students.

Stories featuring Wes Moore

Group of Ascend Fellows at Wind Cave National Park
My heart is filled with love and gratitude for the courageous community of leaders our Ascend at the Aspen Institute team works with everyday. Ā And I am simply delighted to share ourĀ Ascend at the Aspen Institute Impact & InspirationĀ Report. In thisĀ magazine-style 2022 Impact & Inspiration Report, you will meet just a few of those inspiring …

2022 Ascend Impact & Inspiration Report

PublicationFebruary 14, 2023
[View the story “The Two-Generation Story” on Storify]
BlogJune 2, 2014
Ascend Fellow Wes Moore talks about the power of early childhood education to transform families’ lives
MediaAugust 6, 2013
Follow @champagne_me   From left, Gloria Perez, Henry Wilde, Reggie Bicha, and Anne Mosle Recently I had the opportunity to join several of our Ascend Fellows at the 2013 National Policy Forum in Arlington, Virginia, where we shared the two-generation approach with another national organization, the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA).  APHSA is the …

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BlogJune 25, 2013