Leadership recognition

The Asia Foundation’s leadership awards, including the Chang-Lin Tien Distinguished Leadership Award, Lotus Leadership Award, and Visionary Leader Award honor prominent individuals from government, business, and philanthropy; inspiring changemakers in gender equality and women’s empowerment; and extraordinary leaders advancing Asia’s progress.

Chang-Lin Tien Distinguished Leadership Award

Lotus Leadership Award

Visionary Leader Award

Akie Abe

Akie Abe

2018

Christiane Amanpour

Christiane Amanpour

2019

Ban Ki-moon

Ban Ki-moon

2018

Jennifer Cabalquinto

Jennifer Cabalquinto

2019

Carnegie Corporation of New York

Carnegie Corporation of New York

2016

Center for Education and Development, Vietnam

Center for Education and Development, Vietnam

2019

Colorful Girls of Myanmar

Colorful Girls of Myanmar

2018

Lana Condor

Lana Condor

2019

Radhika Coomaraswamy

Radhika Coomaraswamy

2020

The Gender Lab, India

The Gender Lab, India

2020

Rula Ghani

Rula Ghani

2016

David D. Ho

David D. Ho

2011

Eleni Kounalakis

Eleni Kounalakis

2020

Ranjana Kumari

Ranjana Kumari

2015

Chong-Moon Lee

Chong-Moon Lee

2013

Henry Luce Foundation

Henry Luce Foundation

2017

Mastercard

Mastercard

2020

National Geographic Society

National Geographic Society

2012

Oyun Sanjaasuren

Oyun Sanjaasuren

2019

Sapana Pradhan Malla

Sapana Pradhan Malla

2013

SafetiPin

SafetiPin

2019

Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen

2017

George Shultz

George Shultz

2019

Ratan Tata

Ratan Tata

2020

Sheryl WuDunn

Sheryl WuDunn

2015

Sakena Yacoobi

Sakena Yacoobi

2012

Ziauddin Yousafzai

Ziauddin Yousafzai

2020

Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus

2014

Nani Zulminarni

Nani Zulminarni

2014