Insider Briefing: Lotus Rapid Response Funds – Deployment Report

Event: Tuesday, April 28, 2020

An overview of Asia Foundation’s country office operations amidst the pandemic and updates on the Women’s Empowerment Program’s Lotus Rapid Response Fund. The fund was designed to leverage existing programs and work with established networks and partnerships to immediately provide women and girls with the tools and resources they need in response to the pandemic.


  • Suzanne Siskel, Executive Vice President and COO, The Asia Foundation
  • Jane Sloane, Senior Director, Women’s Empowerment Program, The Asia Foundation
  • Nikita Desai, Associate Director of East Coast Philanthropy, The Asia Foundation (Moderator)
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