Responding to the Call for Action, this year’s Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit officially concluded in Zhenjiang, China earlier today.
Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski welcomes the crowd at the 2013 Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit in Zhenjiang, China, on December 6, 2013.
By Tom Nagorski
ZHENJIANG, CHINA — Of course the meaning of leadership – and the potential and challenge for true leaders – are the real reasons why we gather the Asia 21 network, and the newly-minted Asia 21 Young Leaders are an impressive and inspiring group.
Asia-Pacific region’s top leadership program identifies and brings together region’s top leaders under 40
New York (November 6, 2013) — Asia Society is pleased to announce the Class of 2013-2014 Asia 21 Young Leaders, a prestigious group of the region’s emerging leaders under 40 in fields including government, business, policy, education, and arts. This is Asia Society’s 8th class of Asia 21 leaders chosen for their outstanding achievements, their promise for the future, their commitment to public service, and their desire to make the world a better place by collaborating with counterparts across the Asia-Pacific region.
The two and half-day Afghan Young Leaders Forum, which took place in Kabul and ended on Oct. 26th, served as a critical platform for thirteen young leaders to convene, connect, and put their collective brain trust to work developing strategies to catalyze change and impact the Afghan narrative in the coming days, months, and years. Continue reading
Asia 21 Young Leader and a fellow of the India-Pakistan Young Leaders Initiative (IPRYLI) YASSER HAMDANI writes about the recent forum in Islamabad and says that the two countries must realize similarities and to “stop focusing on what separates us.”