Around the World: How COVID-19 Has Affected Global Sports, Former PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Highlighted in Women’s Leadership Series, and More
Monday, June 22, 2020
Asia Society at Home
Each week, we'll share a variety of videos, articles, webcasts, and more from around the web — all curated by Asia Society Texas Center staff to reflect the broad interests and goals of our mission. On Mondays, explore Business and Policy topics through a selection of videos, podcasts, and articles.
Webcast: COVID-19: Its Impact on Global Sports
ASIA SOCIETY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, June 24, 2020 — Most major sporting events worldwide have been canceled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The implications range from the social to the economic. Join owners from the National Football League (NFL), National Basketball Association (NBA), and Major League Soccer (MLS) as they discuss the way forward for the world of sports. The panel discussion will be moderated by Liz Habib.
Podcast: Asia In-Depth: Are Democracies Handling COVID-19 Better than Authoritarian Countries?
June 11, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic has forced governments around the world to manage a huge public health risk using lockdowns, travel bans, digital contact tracing, and other tools. Some countries have been shining examples of how the outbreak was successfully managed — while others are the target of widespread criticism. Kevin Rudd and Fareed Zakaaria assess democratic and authoritarian responses to the coronavirus crisis. Zakaria and Rudd also discussed the murder of George Floyd — and the worldwide protests that have followed.
Article: Asia Society Launches the 2019–2020 Bank of America Women's Leadership Series with Former PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi
ASIA SOCIETY TEXAS CENTER, October 7, 2019 — Former PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi received an enthusiastic welcome from a sold-out program as Asia Society Texas Center launched its fifth year of the Bank of America Women's Leadership Series. In conversation with Laura Arnold, co-chair of Arnold Ventures, Nooyi spoke about her time at the helm of PepsiCo, the journey that brought her there, and the steps she believes are needed to elevate more women into high-level leadership positions.
Video: The Quest for Enlightened Capitalism
ASIA SOCIETY NEW YORK, May 29, 2018 — As part of its "Buddhism and Beyond" season, the Asia Society brought to its stage Aetna CEO Mark T. Bertolini and New York Times journalist David Gelles to speak about the power of meditation and mindfulness in the workplace. Bertolini's personal journey has led him to bring mindfulness to his corporate culture; Gelles has written extensively about mindfulness in the workplace. The conversation was moderated by Stephanie Mehta, editor-in-chief of Fast Company.
Business and Policy programs are endowed by Huffington Foundation. We give special thanks to Bank of America, Muffet Blake, Anne and Albert Chao, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, Nancy Pollok Guinee, and United Airlines, Presenting Sponsors of Business and Policy programs; Nancy C. Allen, Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen, and Leslie and Brad Bucher, Presenting Sponsors of Exhibitions; Dr. Ellen R. Gritz and Milton D. Rosenau, Presenting Sponsors of Performing Arts and Culture; Wells Fargo, Presenting Sponsor of Education & Outreach; and Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas), Presenting Sponsor of the Japan Series. General support of programs and exhibitions is provided by The Brown Foundation, Inc., The Hearst Foundation, Inc., Houston Endowment, Inc., the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance, McKinsey & Company, Inc., National Endowment for the Arts, Texas Commission on the Arts, Vinson & Elkins LLP, and Mary Lawrence Porter, as well as Friends of Asia Society.
About Asia Society at Home
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About Asia Society Texas Center
With 13 locations throughout the world, Asia Society is the leading educational organization promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among the peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and West. Asia Society Texas Center executes the global mission with a local focus, enriching and engaging the vast diversity of Houston through innovative, relevant programs in arts and culture, business and policy, education, and community outreach.
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