Asia Foundation Development Fellows
TThe application window for our 2019 Asia Foundation Development Fellows is now closed. The application window for the 2020 Asia Foundation Development Fellows program will open in September 2019.
The Asia Foundation Development Fellows: Emerging Leadership for Asia’s Future program 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. The year-long professional advancement program draws on The Asia Foundation’s extensive 18-country network and deep expertise working with innovative leaders and communities across the region. The program is designed to be a multifaceted experience, involving intensive learning modules–short courses, conferences, and study tours in Asia and the US–to enhance leadership skills, Asian development knowledge, professional networks, and international exposure.
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The Asia Foundation Development Fellows program is a dynamic and multifaceted learning program offered each year to enhance leadership skills, Asian development knowledge, professional networks, and international exposure for Asian professionals. The program consists of a series of intensive program modules (two weeks each) in Asia and the United States, while providing the flexibility for Fellows to custom-tailor their own professional development components and to stay in their current occupations during their Fellowship year. Fellows are highly talented individuals, under age 40, who have demonstrated outstanding commitment, integrity, and leadership potential within their professional fields and within their larger community. Fellows must also display a track record of experience and accomplishment related to The Asia Foundation’s fields of expertise–governance and law, economic development, women’s empowerment, environment, and regional cooperation.
“The Asia Foundation has been investing in innovative and entrepreneurial leaders for more than 60 years. The Asia Development Fellows program continues this tradition by helping to identify, nurture, and support the next generation of leaders for this dynamic and developing region.”David D. Arnold
Meet the Development Fellows
HIGHLIGHTS ACROSS ASIA
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Asia Foundation’s Carmeneza dos Santos Monteiro Featured on Australian National University’s Policy Forum Pod
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2019 Lotus Leadership Awards Dinner
Wednesday May 29, 2019, San Francisco
Honoring Jennifer Cabalquinto, CFO of the Golden State Warriors, and Lana Condor, Actor and Philanthropist
2019 Lotus Leadership Awards Gala
Wednesday, May 29, 2019, San Francisco