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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 is dedicated to advance the health and education of the people of Myanmar. The Suu Foundation was formally launched in Yangon on March 9. For more information about the launch from the Public Affairs Asia, click here; to watch video from the Washington Post, click here.
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 cities last February 20 at Bonifacio Global City, in Manila. The talk was hosted by the Asia Society Philippine Foundation, and Young Public Servants, entitled #iPlan: Resilient and Livable Cities.
The Afghan Young Leaders are at work again! The 2nd installment of the “Promising Voices” Youth Summit recently concluded in Jalalabad of Nangarhar Province in eastern Afghanistan. With upwards of 400 youths in attendance, members of our Afghanistan Young Leaders Initiative shared their vision and sought recommendations about how they can contribute towards their country’s future. Continue reading →
Asia Society is very pleased to announce that Asia 21 Young Leader Ewa Wojkowska, Co-Founder & COO of Kopernik, has been chosen as an Ashoka Fellow, the world’s most prestigious social entrepreneurship fellowship.
She joins a leading group of social entrepreneurs who are recognized for their innovative solutions to social problems and potential to transform society.