David L. Kim


A New Generation of Reformers: 2017 Asia Foundation Development Fellows

February 15, 2017


Asia is home to 60 percent of the world’s population, and by 2030, the region will represent two-thirds of the global middle class and account for over 40 percent of global middle-class consumption. While the most dynamic and transformative region in the world, Asia’s challenges surrounding youth unemployment, rising inequality, pervasive… Read more


Advancing Leadership in Asia: 2016 Asia Foundation Development Fellows

February 10, 2016


Across Asia, countries are shifting from a reliance on low-cost manufacturing to a focus on innovation and knowledge to drive their economies forward. By 2030, Asia will represent two-thirds of the global middle class and account for over 40 percent of global middle-class consumption.


2015 Asia Foundation Development Fellows to Explore Solutions to Region’s Development Challenges

January 21, 2015


The estimated GDP growth in developing Asia is projected to grow at 6.2 percent this year, according to the Asian Development Bank, solidifying the region’s position as the driver of global growth in what some call the “Asian Century.”


Supporting Emerging Leaders for Asia’s Future

February 5, 2014


Across Asia, rapid change is presenting extraordinary development challenges. The goal of improving lives, expanding opportunities, and helping societies flourish will require innovative, effective, and coordinated development efforts, public and private sector…


Luce Scholars Program Marks 40 Years

May 29, 2013


Since its launch in 1974, The Asia Foundation has had the honor of administering in Asia the signature program of the Henry R. Luce Foundation, the Luce Scholars program, a major effort to provide an awareness of Asia among future leaders in American society.