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Asia Society on PBS: How to fix America’s education system?

Vishakha Desai on PBS.

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai was one of six experts interviewed recently for a segment on PBS's weekly Need to Know program.

Vishakha Desai: Not Enough 'Globally Minded' Pols in Washington

Asia Society President and CEO Vishakha Desai on CNBC's Squawk Box on Thursday, March 31, 2011.

Asia Society President and CEO Vishakha Desai, in Singapore for the Women Leaders of New Asia conference, appeared on CNBC's Squawk Box Thursday morning local time, speaking about U.S.-China trade relations.

"There is definitely a discussion underway on the Hill and on Main Street America about protectionism — somehow that China is taking the jobs away — without understanding exactly how the complexity of trade works," Desai said.

'Bridge Builder' Vishakha Desai Featured in Singapore's Business Times

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai.

Vishaka N. Desai explains what sets Asia Society above and apart from other groups trying to deepen ties between Asia and the United States.

Asia Society Pays Tribute to Richard Holbrooke After Surgery

Amb. Richard Holbrooke at the State Department in Washington, DC, on Aug. 9, 2010. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Amb. Richard Holbrooke was in critical condition in a Washington hospital after surgery for a torn aorta.

Asia Society Experts Featured in New PBS Series on World Art

Asia Society President Vishakha N. Desai is featured on the new PBS program <i>Art Through Time: A Global View</i>.

TV series that looks at works of art from around the world and explores ways people throughout history have visually articulated their basic political, spiritual, and social values.

Asian Pacific Americans Hit the 'Bamboo Ceiling'

Participants at the 2010 Asia Society Diversity Leadership Forum.

Asian Pacific Americans are the fastest growing ethnic group, represent the most educated employees (as a group) and their purchasing power continues to rise. So why then, were there only seven APAs serving as chair, vice chair, president, or CEO of a Fortune 500 company last year?