Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation AIDGI _0a0fdcfc-e0f0-4f07-a3a1-a9815f9e5151 aaa62318-0173-4a46-97ca-315fade3717d To advance excellence in governance and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide _1ebd690b-0369-4e25-b14d-94d673dc89d8 Government Problem-Solving Foster creative and effective government problem-solving and serve as a catalyst for addressing many of the most pressing needs of the world’s citizens _f57a177b-2b82-467f-9697-5406b3894c33 Research Catalyze innovation and explore the actual processes of democracy _0ecfe6c2-fa25-4952-a27d-cec895368b8c 1 Knowledge Building is a hallmark of the Ash Institute’s continuing effort to catalyze innovation and explore the actual processes of democracy. Research results in papers, monographs, books, and case studies, used in the Kennedy School’s strategic management curriculum and in other programs. Dissemination occurs via the Government Innovators Network, conferences, and content presented through executive education programs, so as to reach the broadest possible audience of public leaders. Each year the Ash Institute sponsors research awards for Kennedy School faculty and offers visiting scholar appointments. b02858e1-7b95-4c0f-a995-003b5dc1db78 f217e7c7-445d-4548-b7f0-20e77b5566ef Education Offer over 200 case studies taught at the Kennedy School and in public policy schools around the world, curriculum guides to courses at Harvard University on democracy and innovations, and an active program of support for KSG students _a1cc20b7-5f0b-4fd4-ba31-5bd7eb70d108 2 The Ash Institute's Teaching and Training program offers over 200 case studies taught at the Kennedy School and in public policy schools around the world, curriculum guides to courses at Harvard University on democracy and innovations, and in active program of support for KSG students. The institute also offers capacity building and training programs for practitioners in developed and developing countries. 3cf87030-8a99-4865-870e-8edea973c318 76f47a2c-a3ff-4c5a-9ff2-ff3120d81947 International Programs _5e8e47df-d2a7-4ad5-a2ed-55d36f29f30b 3 The Global Network is a worldwide community of leaders dedicated to creative and effective government. It includes sister programs in Brazil, Chile, China, East Africa, Mexico, Peru, the Philippines, South Africa, and Native American Tribes. The Global Network is supported by an online platform, Government Innovators Network, a dynamic means of sustaining a community of innovators in government, academia, research, the media, and private organizations. 6b0d0d56-0a1d-4750-9c82-382bcff7088b 42e23bcc-2a34-4539-86e3-da0405a4ca51 Government Innovations Awards Identify and promote best practices and exemplary initiatives that can be replicated in other settings _555104fb-64e1-4cfa-8b8a-6761b71a24e8 4 The Innovations in American Government Awards Program identifies and promotes best practices and exemplary initiatives that can be replicated in other settings, providing public officials and senior executives with models for innovation at all levels and policy areas of American government. More than $20 million in awards have been presented to over 400 programs. e7350d49-cb55-46d0-9ef7-0a50b9ebd86c 8f33d879-7658-4c78-a948-3d2a1ad7f953 2010-02-08 http://ashinstitute.harvard.edu/corporate_site/about_us#317 Arthur Colman (www.drybridge.com) colman@drybridge.com Submit error.