The Asia Game Changer Awards, launched by the Asia Society in 2014, are designed to fill a vital gap, identifying and honoring true leaders who are making a positive contribution to the future of Asia.
Meet some of the remarkable members of the 2017 Asia Game Changers:
- Sonita Alizadeh is an Afghan rapper and passionate advocate for ending child marriage.
- Jean Liu is President and CEO of Didi Chuxing, China’s largest mobile transportation platform.
- Aisholpan Nurgaiv is a Mongolian girl who has shattered gender barriers — and was the subject of the award-winning film The Eagle Huntress.
- Leng Ouch has risked his life — on multiple occasions — to help safeguard the environment in his native Cambodia.
- Dev Patel is an award-winning actor who has leveraged his celebrity to help India’s poor.
- Wu Tong is a virtuoso Chinese musician, composer, and builder of cultural bridges around the world.
- Sherrie Westin is the Executive Vice President of Global Impact and Philanthropy for Sesame Workshop, an organization that has proven to be an educational television pioneer, particularly for the children of different regions in Asia.
Asia Society has generously reserved free seats for YPFP members for this event ($50 value). Members may log into their accounts and RSVP below to be added to the list.
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