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Asia 21 Young Leader of the Week: SANDIAGA UNO

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SANDIAGA UNO is this week’s featured Young Leader. Sandiaga is the founding partner of Saratoga Investama Sedaya, an investment firm that focuses its investments in natural resources, infrastructure, and consumer products and services in Indonesia and Southeast Asia.

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Asia 21 Young Leader of the Week: SATCHIT BALSARI

Satchit BalsariThis week’s honor goes to SATCHIT BALSARI who is an emergency physician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, in one of New York City’s busiest emergency departments. Satchit is also an Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College where he serves on the Steering Committee of the Global Health Curriculum, directs the Global Emergency Medicine Program, and teaches several courses in global health.

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Asia 21 Young Leader of the Week: WENCHI YU

Wenchi_YuThis week’s honor goes to WENCHI YU, who is a co-founder of a social capital investment firm connecting the Asia Pacific region to the world through private investment and philanthropic activities. As an appointee in the first Obama administration, she worked on women’s issues and economic issues in Asia.    Continue reading →

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Asia 21 Young Leader of the Week: CHEVAAN DANIEL

Chevaan DanielCHEVAAN DANIEL is this week’s Asia 21 Young Leader.  CHEVAAN recently won Sri Lanka’s most prestigious corporate leadership award—the Chief Executive of the Year award.   He was also selected as one of Sri Lanka’s 40 Under 40 Young Leaders by the Echelon—a  leading business publication—for his efforts in wielding significant influence on the country’s news agenda. Chevaan is the head of News 1stthe largest electronic news network that has been feted both locally and internationally with many accolades—and the most powerful media brand in Sri Lanka, reaching over 15 million in a country of 21 million.   In addition to his responsibilities at News 1st, Chevaan also sits on the boards of two media companies, MTV and MBC which own and operate a total of nine channels.

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Seasons of Cambodia Ongoing in NYC

New York City is currently playing host to 125 artists from Cambodia who are performing in 30 major arts and educational institutions all over the city until the month of May. The Seasons of Cambodia feature music, dance, visual art, ritual, film, puppetry, and academic forums.

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