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Celebrating Leaders for a Greener, Better World


Watch highlights from our 2023 Leaders on the Frontlines Awards. 

The Asia Foundation celebrates champions of sustainable development at its annual Leaders on the Frontlines Awards, honoring Mekong River defender Niwat Roykaew and Speaker Emerita of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and introducing 12 courageous emerging leaders. Meet the 2023 Asia Foundation Development Fellows, who are honing their leadership skills through an intensive yearlong program preparing them to fight environmental degradation and build inclusive and just communities. Our special guest Charlotte Pera, vice president and deputy CEO of the Bezos Earth Fund, shares her insights with these future leaders from her long career focused on clean energy and climate solutions.

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