Featured Events

Lotus Leadership Awards Gala

Thursday, April 25, 2024

The Asia Foundation’s Lotus Leadership Awards recognize outstanding individuals and organizations for their contributions towards women’s and girls’ empowerment and gender equality in Asia and the Pacific.

Leaders on the Frontlines

Thursday, October 12, 2023

Honoring Mekong community advocate Niwat Roykaew. Meet a new generation of leaders boldly addressing the critical issues facing Asia.

Upcoming Events

Past Events


Tactical Alliances: Supporting Local Coalitions for Development in Asia

Event: Thursday, October 5, 2023, Washington, DC

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Women Deliver 2023 Pre-Conference on the Care Economy

Event: Sunday, July 16, 2023, Kigali, Rwanda


A Conversation with NPR’s Elise Hu

Event: Thursday, June 1, 2023, San Francisco


Conflict in the Indo-Pacific Region: Rising Risks and Local Solutions

Event: Wednesday, May 3, 2023, Washington, DC


Advancing Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality in the Indo-Pacific

Event: Thursday, April 20, 2023, Washington, DC


United States–Thailand Relations at 190 Years: Past, Present, Future

Event: Monday, March 20, 2023, Washington, DC


Development Challenges in the Indo-Pacific: Focus on Pacific Islands

Event: Wednesday, September 21, 2022, Washington, DC


Laos in 2022: Development Challenges and Opportunities

Event: Thursday, June 23, 2022, Washington, DC