Lotus Circle

The Lotus Circle is a vibrant community of committed individuals and organizations working together to empower women and girls across Asia by supporting The Asia Foundation’s Women’s Empowerment Program. Joining the Lotus Circle, with an annual gift of $1000 or more, helps us empower women and girls with the tools they need to change their lives, their communities, and society at large.

The Lotus Leadership Awards

Each year, The Asia Foundation’s Lotus Leadership Awards recognize outstanding individuals and organizations that have made major contributions to the well-being of women and girls in Asia. Proceeds from the gala go towards innovative programs for women and girls across the Asia-Pacific region.


Meet the Lotus Circle Advisors

The Lotus Circle Advisors are a group of committed philanthropists and business leaders who provide advice and generous support to The Asia Foundation’s Women’s Empowerment Program to create more opportunities for disadvantaged girls and women across Asia to improve their lives.


Afghanistan in 2018: A Survey of the Afghan People

The longest-running and broadest nationwide survey of Afghan attitudes and opinions.

Afghanistan in 2018: A Survey of the Afghan People

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Top photo: Chanda Shekhar; bottom photo: Whitney Legge