2014 Asia Game Changer Awards

October 16, 2014 • United Nations, New York City


Relive Asia Society's inaugural Asia Game Changer awards ceremony held at the United Nations in New York City on October 16, 2014. Honorees included education activist Malala Yousafzai and internet entrepreneur Jack Ma, who was named the first Asia Game Changer of the Year. (4 min., 30 sec.)

Asia Game Changer of the Year

  • For history-making business and philanthropy in China, Alibaba founder Jack Ma has been named Asia Society's inaugural Asia Game Changer of the Year. Ma will be in attendance Oct. 16 in New York as we honor all of 2014's Game Changers.

More Awardees

For finding beauty, and hope, in the landscapes of disaster
For bringing the gift of literacy to millions of Indians
For bringing light, literally, to so many lives
For demonstrating that 'looking good' and 'doing good' can be one and the same
For providing a brilliant blueprint for responding to disaster
For bringing news, information and entertainment to a barren landscape
For changing the way the world tackles poverty
For eye-opening films that give voice to the voiceless
For using the power of music to spread a global message of hope
For a truly visionary approach to treating India’s blind
For continuing to dream, and fight for girls the world over, after living a nightmare
For leveling the playing field by providing quality education to millions in China

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