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Asia Game Changers: Class of 2015

NEW YORK, October 13, 2015 — The Asia Game Changer Awards, launched by the Asia Society in 2014, are designed to fill a vital gap, identifying and honoring true leaders 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. The 2015 honorees are Shuji Nakamura, Aasif Mandvi, Mariam al-Mansouri, Kiran Bir Sethi, Li Cunxin, Manny Pacquiao, Chanda Kochhar, and Lei Jun. (12 min., 49 sec.)

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Arts
 /  New York
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Policy
 /  New York
Experts discuss new ideas for regional security involving Australia, Japan, India, and the U.S.
Arts
 /  New York
A panel discussion featuring noted collectors of Indian art speaking on the role of passion, art appreciation, and aesthetics with regards to their private collections. Moderated by Asia Society Museum Director Boon Hui Tan.
Arts
 /  India
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Current Affairs
 /  Northern California
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Current Affairs
 /  Northern California
Learn more about the landmark documentary photography and video exhibition presented by the Center on U.S.-China Relations.
Policy
 /  New York
Mohib delivered a talk about his country's security situation before participating in a conversation with NYU Afghanistan expert Barnett Rubin.
Policy
Speakers and participants discuss the changing landscape of soft power in Southeast Asia.
Arts
 /  India
Homi K. Bhabha, Nandita Das, T.M. Krishna and Yo-Yo Ma discuss the role of cultural hospitality and creativity in a world where communities are divided by ideologies of exclusion.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Natashya Gutierrez of Vice Media Asia delivers a presentation on declining press freedom across the continent.
Business
 /  New York
Food and lifestyle platform founder and TV presenter Danielle Chang leads a discussion on Asian influence in the beauty, health, and wellness industries. She spoke to pharmacist Stanley George and food market director Sophia Tsao.
Policy
 /  New York
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