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Asia 21 Young Leaders: Changing the Narrative

At a time of widespread uncertainty and potential backsliding due to ever-present Taliban violence, the stalled Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA), the fast-approaching deadline for the withdrawal of U.S. and international forces, and the inconclusive presidential election earlier in the month, … Continue reading

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Asia 21 Young Leaders in “Women Changing China”

Two of Asia Society’s very own Asia 21 Young Leaders, Beijing-based and New York-educated Visual Artist Danwen Xing, and Scarlett Li, Founder and CEO of Zebra Media, were panel discussants at the 6th Annual Global Symposium entitled Women Changing China, … Continue reading

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Asia 21 Young Leader Wenchi Yu Joins the Suu Foundation

Asia 21 Young Leader WENCHI YU has joined the Suu Foundation as a managing committee member.  Co-chaired by former First Ladies Laura Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton and established by the Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, the Foundation … Continue reading

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Asia 21 Young Leader Presents on Resilient and Livable Cities

Filipino urban planner, social entrepreneur, and Asia 21 Young Leader, ARNEL CASANOVA who is the current President and CEO of state-run Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) of the Philippines gave a talk on the subject of resilient and livable … Continue reading

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Asia 21 Young Leaders Recognized as Young Global Leaders Class of 2014

On March 14, the World Economic Forum announced the 2014 members selected to join the Forum of Young Global Leaders, recognizing their achievements and contribution to society.  We are delighted to report that that three members of our Asia 21 … Continue reading

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