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Pirq CEO and diversity and entreprenuership expert James Sun speaks at Asia Society's Diversity Leadership Forum. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Interview: 'We Need a Mindset Shift' in Corporate Culture Diversity

Cotential Founder and CEO Erica Dhawan. (Erica Dhawan)
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Erica Dhawan discusses Asian Americans in the workforce, workplace diversity, and skills millennials should be developing.

Interview: CNBC's Melissa Lee on Reporting from China and Taking It 'One Show at a Time'

Anchor Melissa Lee on the set of CNBC’s Fast Money. (CNBC)

Fast Money anchor Melissa Lee discusses her childhood in Long Island, how an early career in consulting prepared her for journalism, and her experiences reporting from China.

US Treasury Secretary Softens View on China-Led Infrastructure Bank, But Stresses 'High Standards' in Asia Society Address

U.S. Secretary of Treasury Jacob Lew speaks at Asia Society Northern California on March 31, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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“We welcome China having a significant role in the global economic and financial architecture," Jacob Lew said at Asia Society Northern California in San Francisco.

Video: How Shifting Demographics Can Be a Catalyst to Get Japanese Women Working

At an Asia Society New York panel discussion on March 16, Joanna Barsh and Henny Sender discuss the role of Japanese women in their country's economy. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
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Japan is seeing a rapid decline in its working population — which could be an opportunity for companies to better utilize the advantages of female workers.

Interview: Are 'Womenomics' Working in Japan?

A woman walks through a Tokyo underpass. (Sekihan/Flickr)
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Shinzo Abe is trying to get Japan's underrepresented women into the workforce to boost the economy. One expert discusses what leaders are doing right and what problems remain.

How China's Internet Companies are Disrupting the Hollywood Ecosystem

L to R: Talent agent Ari Emmanuel, Alibaba founder Jack Ma, talent agent Patrick Whitesell, and actor Jet Li attend the Los Angeles Lakers versus Houston Rockets NBA game at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Oct. 28, 2014. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

For all the hoopla surrounding opportunities for the movie business in China, entertainment industry watchers should keep their eyes on that country's market for online video content.

On Eve of 2014 U.S.-China Film Summit, a Trans-Pacific Media Business Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

Recent U.S.-Chinese co-productions have included

ChinaFile Managing Editor Jonathan Landreth reports on an industry-wide commitment to building a "real business" between Hollywood and the leading players in the world's second-largest market, China.

Video: Asia Game Changer of the Year Jack Ma Urges Listeners, 'Keep Your Dream Alive'

Alibaba founder and CEO Jack Ma accepts his Asia Society Asia Game Changer of the Year award at the United Nations in New York City on Oct. 16, 2014. (Ann Billingsley/Asia Society)
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Accepting his award from Asia Society, the Alibaba founder and CEO recounted modest beginnings and issued a call to independence and nonconformity.

Interview: Arianna Huffington Sees 'Huge Opportunity in Asia' for Her Digital Brand

Arianna Huffington speaks at the 2014 Commerce & Creativity Conference in Montreal. (Charles William Pelletier/Flickr).
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Ahead of her June 26 talk at Asia Society New York, the media entrepreneur explains how, with remarkable speed and success, she's been able to expand into Asia.

Interview: Bitcoin Advocate Claims Currency Comes With 'Power, But Also Responsibility'

A pile of Bitcoin keychains. (BTC Keychain/Flickr)
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Jehan Chu, founder of the Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong, explains the "enormous power, but also responsibility" inherent in the digital currency. In-person appearance at Asia Society Hong Kong Center today, June 23.