The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
A beautiful location to begin a Fellowship.
Techonomy 2018 Panel
Ascent and esteemed colleagues discuss the future of technology at Techonomy 2018.
Summit Skywalker Ranch
The Fellowship moves on to its next residential spot, Summit Skywalker Ranch in Nicasio, CA.
Evenings at the Ranch
Fireside chats are one of the best ways to connect with fellow participants.
Building Your Legacy
Participants perform one-on-one interviews in front of the camera not only to work on their interview skills, but also to become part of the Fellowship film that airs during the program.
An Evening to Remember
A showing of the participants’ inaugural film in the venue’s private theater.
The Golden Gate Bridge
What better backdrop for a team photo?
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute
An amazingly inspiring place for developing strategy and practicing the art of negotiation.
Engaging in Simulations
Participants gather in the replica of the US Senate chamber to simulate real-life political situations and work together to achieve resolution.
Relevant Panel Discussions
Engaging in discussion around negotiation and strategy with Mary K. Grant of the EMK Institute at the Harvard Faculty Club.
Senator Kennedy Joins for a Chat
Senator Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts joined the Ascent Fellowship for an evening of lively discussion at the EMK Institute in Boston.
Time for Socializing
Fellows Chris McCann and Enrico Drago enjoy an evening among friends.
The Harvard Faculty Club
A renowned venue for highly regarded academics and businesspeople alike.
Dan Shapiro, PhD
The founder of Harvard’s Negotiation program brings a fresh perspective and in-depth research to his teaching.
A stimulating and inspiring home for the second Immersion of the Fellowship.
The Greentree Estate
The main room at the Greentree Estate is an awe-inspiring place where great leaders convene on a regular basis.
Exploring the Estate
The Whitney Estate (Greentree) is a large complex over hundreds of acres with decades of history on Long Island. Participants receive a private guided tour of the beautiful grounds.
Guests like Petra Dizdar, the SVP of Handshake, join Ascent Fellows Chris McCann and Stephen Bronfman to discuss the realities of stakeholder engagement.
Building a Network
During both course content and free time, participants build their peer networks.
Concluding a Wonderful Program
The Fellowship gathers for a final group photo as the third Immersion draws to a close.