2016 Photos & Video

Click on the links below for complete multimedia coverage of Asia Society's third Asia Game Changer awards ceremony, held at the United Nations in New York City on October 27, 2016.

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2016 Asia Game Changer Awards
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Looking back at an extraordinary evening in which Asia Society honored I.M. Pei and nine others.
Joey Alexander Accepts Asia Society Asia Game Changer Award
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The 13-year-old Indonesian piano prodigy also performed an original jazz composition at the ceremony.
Soo-Man Lee Accepts Asia Society Asia Game Changer Award
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 /  New York
The music impresario was honored for bringing Korean popular music to an international audience.
Sanduk Ruit Accepts Asia Society Asia Game Changer Award
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The Nepalese eye surgeon was honored for his work restoring sight to some of Asia's poorest people.
Muzoon Almellehan Accepts Asia Society Asia Game Changer Award
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 /  New York
The Syrian teenager was honored for her work as an education advocate in Jordan's refugee camps.
Zhang Yimou Accepts Asia Society Asia Game Changer Award
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 /  New York
The revered director was honored for exposing foreign audiences to Chinese cinema.
Durreen Shahnaz Accepts Asia Society Asia Game Changer Award
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 /  New York
Shahnaz was honored for her work as a social entrepreneur in Bangladesh.
Marita Cheng Accepts Asia Society Asia Game Changer Award
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The Australian is the founder of Robogals, a start-up that encourages girls to become engineers.
Karim Wasfi Accepts Asia Society Asia Game Changer Award
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 /  New York
The Iraqi cellist also performed a composition at the ceremony.
Ahmad Sarmast Accepts Asia Society Asia Game Changer Award
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The Afghan musician was honored for his persistent promotion of musical education in his war-torn country.
I.M. Pei Accepts Asia Society Asia Game Changer Lifetime Achievement Award
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The iconic architect was honored in a ceremony at the United Nations.
Game Changer Awardees Discuss the Origins of Their Groundbreaking Ideas (Complete)
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 /  New York
The 10 honorees were honored at the United Nations on Thursday.

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