Lotus Leadership Awards Gala Honoring Ziauddin Yousafzai, Mastercard, and The Gender Lab

Event: Wednesday April 15, 2020, New York City

6:30 pm reception
7:30 pm dinner
Mandarin Oriental New York City

Learn more about the Lotus Awards

The Asia Foundation’s Lotus Leadership Awards recognize outstanding individuals and organizations for their contributions towards women’s and girls’ empowerment in Asia. The Awards Galas are hosted annually in New York and San Francisco by the Lotus Circle, a vibrant community of philanthropists supporting The Asia Foundation in its work to strengthen economic, social, and political rights and opportunities for women and girls in Asia. The Foundation invests event proceeds in cutting-edge projects to empower disadvantaged women and girls with the tools, networks, and influence to transform their lives and their communities.

The 2020 Lotus Leadership Awards Gala in New York will honor Ziauddin Yousafzai, Mastercard, and The Gender Lab in India.


Ziauddin Yousafzai

Ajay Banga, President & CEO


The Gender Lab, India


Janet Montag

Leyli Zohrenejad

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For more information about sponsorship opportunities please contact Nikita Desai at nikita.desai@asiafoundation.org

Related locations: New York
Related programs: Lotus Circle