Fellows to Explore Solutions to Development Challenges
By 2030 Asia’s youth population will reach 460 million and urbanization will increase from 39.9 percent to 54.5 percent; the opportunity for Asia’s young leaders to play a role in shaping the region’s future is enormous. The Asia Foundation started the prestigious Asia Foundation Development Fellows program to provide a platform for young professionals to find creative and lasting solutions to Asia’s development challenges. Today, the Foundation announced the second class of fellows: seven women and five men working in government, the nonprofit sector, social enterprises, and media across 12 of the Asian countries where we work. The fellows are chosen by a panel of experts for their relevant real-world development expertise, outstanding commitment, proven community leadership, and exceptional potential. Read more.