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One Man’s Efforts to Educate Afghan Girls

April 27, 2016

An excerpt from a profile of 2016 Asia Foundation Development Fellow, Nangyalai Attal, which appeared this week in HuffPost Women. Attal’s work focuses on Afghan girls and young women.

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Asia Foundation Development Fellows Embark on a Year-Long Fellowship

April 13, 2016

This week, the 2016 Asia Foundation Development Fellows embarked on a year-long fellowship starting in Seoul, Korea, where they are participating in an intensive Leadership Development Workshop program led by the KDI School Capacity Building Center. From there, the 12 Fellows will travel to Mongolia for an applied Workshop on Asian Development, where they will […]

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Advancing Leadership in Asia: 2016 Asia Foundation Development Fellows

February 10, 2016

Across Asia, countries are shifting from a reliance on low-cost manufacturing to a focus on innovation and knowledge to drive their economies forward. By 2030, Asia will represent two-thirds of the global middle class and account for over 40 percent of global middle-class consumption.

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A Look at Asia Foundation Highlights in 2016

January 27, 2016

What’s ahead in 2016 at The Asia Foundation? Over the next 12 months, we’ll be examining emerging trends in development, sharing insights into addressing Asia’s critical issues, and featuring the knowledge of our engaged partner and donor communities.

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Leading Disability Advocate Examines Draft Disability Law in Indonesia

December 2, 2015

Like many countries, Indonesia is accelerating efforts to implement its commitment as a 2011 signatory to the International Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD), particularly as the newly minted 2030 Sustainable Development Goals…

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Apply to 2016 Asia Foundation Development Fellowship Program

October 14, 2015

The Asia Foundation is now accepting applications for its prestigious Asia Foundation Development Fellowship program, which provides highly qualified, young professionals from Asia with an unparalleled opportunity to strengthen their leadership skills and gain in-depth knowledge of Asia’s critical development challenges. Apply now, and watch a video about past Fellows working to shape Asia’s future.

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Asia Foundation Development Fellows

September 23, 2015

On Sept. 28, The Asia Foundation’s 2015 Development Fellows presented Asian Perspectives 2015: Challenges and Voices for Asia’s Future at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C., capping an outstanding year of skills, leadership, and network building. Watch the live stream here, and view a moving new film that captures this inspiring group of […]

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Forty Years after Khmer Rouge Victory, Has Cambodia Dealt with Its Past?

April 22, 2015

On April 17, 1975, the Khmer Rouge marched into Phnom Penh, beginning their nationwide campaign to implement arguably the most radical form of communism ever attempted. Their plan to achieve a communist utopia failed terribly. In essence, their “revolution” became nothing…

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Asia Foundation Development Fellows Travel to Singapore and Nepal

April 1, 2015

During the first two weeks of March, the 2015 class of Asia Foundation Development Fellows traveled to Singapore and Nepal for training and on-the-ground development experience. Asia Foundation Development Fellows are highly talented individuals under age 40 who have demonstrated outstanding commitment, integrity, and leadership potential in their professional fields and the larger community.

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2015 Asia Foundation Development Fellows Embark on Year-Long Fellowship

March 4, 2015

This week the 2015 Asia Foundation Development Fellows embark on their year-long fellowship with a Leadership Training Program at the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy of the National University of Singapore, followed by a 4-day applied workshop visit in Nepal. Read more about the 12 change makers, and engage with #AsiaDevFellows on […]

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