Ascend Publications

Profiles of the second Ascend Fellows class of leaders within the Aspen Institute’s Ascend Fellowship furthering two-generation work with breakthrough ideas and leadership.

Innovations from the Ascend Network and Aspen ThinkXChange: National Forum on Two-Generation Solutions, April 2015.

This paper shares interventions and research on 2Gen brain science and toxic stress. Ascend Fellow, Dr. Sarah Watamura and Dr. Philyoung Kim. June 2015.

A collection of pieces that offers insights into “2Gen 2.0” approaches spearheaded by 20 leaders from across sectors, including the fields of human services, mental health, justice-involved families, and early childhood. Edited by Dr. Christopher King, Dr. P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, and Dr. Mario Small. April 2015.

This summary report provides a high level review of the discussion, and sets forth key opportunities and challenges for impact investing in education.

This summary report provides a high level review of the discussion, and sets forth key opportunities and challenges for impact investing in the conservation finance field.