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Leaders on the Frontlines: Asia’s Changemakers of Today and Tomorrow

Event: Tuesday, September 11, 2018, San Francisco

6:00 PM

Julia Morgan Ballroom | Merchants Exchange Building
465 California Street, 15th Floor, San Francisco

A special dinner honoring

Ban Ki-moon
Eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations
With the Chang-Lin Tien Distinguished Leadership Award

Featuring the 2018 Asia Foundation Development Fellows

Hosted by Sydnie Kohara

Presented by:

Charles Schwab

The Chang-Lin Tien Distinguished Leadership Award recognizes prominent Asian leaders for a lifetime of achievement in government, business, and academia. The Award is named in honor of the late Dr. Chang-Lin Tien, former grantee and chair of The Asia Foundation’s Board of Trustees, and chancellor of the University of California at Berkeley, who is widely respected for his accomplishments in science, higher education, and U.S.-Asia relations.

The Asia Foundation Development Fellows program brings together exceptional individuals who are shaping Asia’s future. Twelve emerging leaders are selected each year to join a vibrant community of changemakers working on the frontlines to address the region’s most pressing development challenges.

Fellowship Sponsors:


Visionary Sponsors:


   Alibaba      H&Q Asia Pacific


Jerome and Thao Dodson
Jared Frost
Bill and Mary Kim
Timothy Kochis and Penelope Wong
Janet and Clint Reilly
Suzanne E. Siskel and Peter Gajewski
Lucinda B. Watson

Inspirational Sponsors:

David D. and Sherry Arnold
William H. Draper III
McKinsey & Company
Singularity Ventures
Wells Fargo


Asian Art Museum
Clark Nuber
Dean Fealk
Winnie C. Feng
William P. Fuller
G2 Insurance
Lisa M. Lum
Amy McCombs
Wendy Soone-Broder
Bishop William E. and Mary Swing
The Tien Family
Marsha Vande Berg
Judith F. Wilbur

Information about sponsorship packages.

Contributions to The Asia Foundation are tax-deductible as provided in section 170 of the Code, with the exception of the Fair Market Value of $150 per individual ticket. | EIN 94-1191246.

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