8th Lotus Leadership Awards Gala Honoring Christiane Amanpour and SafetiPin
The 2019 Lotus Leadership Awards Gala, New York was held at the Mandarin Oriental New York. Award-winning journalist Christiane Amanpour was honored with the Lotus Leadership Award for her extraordinary leadership in raising the voices and stories of women worldwide. SafetiPin, a social enterprise harnessing the power of data and technology to make Asian cities safer for women, was also honored. The New York Times bestselling author of The Dressmaker of Khair Khana (2011) and Ashley’s War (2015), Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, served as the evening’s master of ceremonies, with Lotus Circle Advisors Janet Montag and Hee-Jung Moon as honorary chairs.
HIGHLIGHTS ACROSS ASIA
The Asia Foundation and APEC Chile Host Panel Discussion on Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age
October 4, 2019
Wall Street Journal Quotes Abdullah Ahmadzai on Afghan Elections
October 1, 2019
On the Anniversary of Independence, How Secure Is Timor-Leste?
September 25, 2019
The Gender Lab: Engaging Boys to Advance Gender Equality in India
New York City
Friday, September 27, 2019
Mobilizing Changemakers for our Sustainable Future
Meet Akshat Singhal and Sohara Mehroze, two of our 2019 Asia Foundation Development Fellows.