Meet the Asia Game Changers

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Asia Game Changers 2017 (from left to right: Sonita Alizadeh, Dev Patel, Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Leng Ouch, Jean Liu, Wu Tong)
Asia Game Changers 2017 (from left to right: Sonita Alizadeh, Dev Patel, Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Leng Ouch, Jean Liu, Wu Tong)

It’s one of the highlights of the Asia Society calendar: The day we honor the annual class of Asia Game Changers — a remarkable group of leaders who are transforming Asia, and the world. Join us for a special opportunity — before the awards are actually given — to meet some of the remarkable members of the “Class of 2017”: The great actor Dev Patel, the transformative Chinese CEO Jean Liu, Cambodia’s environmental champion Leng Ouch, the great musical virtuoso Wu Tong, a young rapper from Afghanistan, and a remarkable glass-ceiling-smashing young girl from Mongolia. Join us as we meet the Asia Game Changers, in an afternoon of fun and inspiration.

Sonita Alizadeh is an Afghan rapper and passionate advocate for ending child marriage.

Jean Liu is President and CEO of Didi Chuxing, China’s largest mobile transportation platform.

Aisholpan Nurgaiv is a Mongolian girl who has shattered gender barriers — and was the subject of the award-winning film The Eagle Huntress.

Leng Ouch has risked his life — on multiple occasions — to help safeguard the environment in his native Cambodia.

Dev Patel is an award-winning actor who has leveraged his celebrity to help India’s poor.

Wu Tong is a virtuoso Chinese musician, composer, and builder of cultural bridges around the world.
 

The Asia Game Changer Awards, launched by the Asia Society in 2014, are designed to fill a vital gap, identifying and honoring true leaders who are making a positive contribution to the future of Asia. These awards are bestowed annually to individuals, organizations, and movements that have inspired, enlightened, and shown true leadership in areas that reflect Asia Society’s core pillars of policy and business, arts and culture, and education.
 

Event Details

Wed 01 Nov 2017
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Asia Society 725 Park Avenue New York, NY 10021
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Members $30; Students/Seniors $40; Nonmembers $50
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