Event Planning Posts
The Students Are Coming
In the DC metro area, high school students are sending a message to Congress that they won't back down on gun control.
The Unexpected Force That’s Making Us Sick
Maine native Nick Seaver has noticed more of his friends talking about Lyme disease. What’s behind this trend?
Evening of Storytelling Features Leaders from the Developing World
Aspen New Voices Fellows recently gathered in Nairobi to share the personal stories behind their work in development.
Protecting the World from Killer Superbugs
The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) is calling for global targets on antibiotic use, similar to greenhouse-gas emissions agreements.
Speed Panels Can Work: Five Lessons for Panel Planners
Want to keep your audience engaged during a panel? Here are some tips.
A Living Reminder: Planning a Maternal Health Event While Pregnant
Marianna Sachse helped plan a maternal health event while pregnant. Here's what she learned.
GDP Is a Good Answer to the Wrong Question
A leading economist says we shouldn't use GDP to measure a country's well-being. He won this year’s Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement for his ideas. Here's why.
For the first time in history, a climate agreement, signed in Paris, commits nearly every country in the world to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. And forest loss, which contributes about 11 percent of global emissions, was a central focus of the discussions.
Does Money Stress You Out? You’re Not Alone.
Finances are a struggle for Americans – and not just the poor. In fact, more than half of Americans — 57 percent — are considered financially unhealthy. Our partners at the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) are working to change that.
Cuban innovations could save American lives. So why can’t we use them?
Our decades-long isolation from Cuba means Americans are missing out on Cuban innovations that could improve health and save lives in our own country, and vice versa.