Orienting the Gyroscope
JAN 05, 2021

As we enter this new year, we’ve compiled a list of ten Rumsfeld’s Rules that convey some valuable thoughts for consideration as we dive into 2021.  These “rules” touch upon important topics like resilience, courage, collaboration and more and include insights from diverse leaders across many chapters of history. 

DEC 08, 2020

In this latest piece in our Service Series, we asked our friends at Luke’s Wings to discuss their mission and the meaningful and targeted work they do to keep ill and injured service members connected with their loved ones throughout their recovery. 

NOV 04, 2020

This Service Series blog post is a compilation of some of the top insights shared by President of Purdue University and former Governor of Indiana, Mitch Daniels, during his “Opening Keynote Conversation” that kicked off our recent 2020 Graduate Fellowship Conference.  Drawing on his extensive experience across sectors, Daniels offered his thoughts on a multitude of timely topics from the impact of COVID-19 to the musts of strategic planning, as well as guidance for rising leaders in public service and beyond.

OCT 06, 2020

We are pleased to provide the story behind our Central Asia-Caucasus Fellowship Program’s long-standing partnership with the Open World Program and to highlight the important role that traveling across the country plays in shaping our Fellows’ understanding of American democracy in this latest blog post.  We hope you enjoy the interesting facts and figures to follow and the glimpse into some of the unique memories from their visits with American families and communities from coast to coast.

SEP 10, 2020

As we virtually host the Foundation’s 8th Annual Graduate Fellowship Conference this week, we wanted to provide an inside look at some of the opening remarks from our 2019 Conference, a momentous gathering which marked the 10th anniversary of the Fellowship Program. The remarks below were delivered by an alumnus who was among the inaugural class of Graduate Fellows back in 2009-2010. 

JUL 15, 2020

We invited Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Concordia, Matthew Swift, to share how his organization is doing what they do best – leveraging public-private collaboration – to continue important information sharing and cooperation across its wide-reaching global community when it is needed most. As a non-profit with programming that focuses heavily on the value of networks of people and fostering collaboration and connectivity, we recognize the significance of and closely identify with Concordia’s mission, and we have been pleased to cooperate with them over the years (more details below).

JUL 02, 2020

In this post, we are pleased to share a joint statement entitled, “The Value of CAMCA,” authored by three distinguished representatives from the CAMCA region, which was originally released during the recent e-CAMCA Week 2020. A special virtual offering from the organizers of the CAMCA Regional Forum: the Rumsfeld Foundation, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and the CAMCA Network, e-CAMCA Week 2020 featured a number of live virtual events and new publications for the CAMCA Forum community in lieu of an in-person Forum this summer.

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