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.

Past Events


Virtual Event: 2030 Climate Champions Forum

Event: Monday, April 15, 2024, San Francisco and Beijing


Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment: Updates from Asia and the Pacific

Event: Wednesday, April 10, 2024, Washington, DC


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


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