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Asia Game Changer West Awards: Afghan Girls Robotics Team Acceptance Speech

SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2019 — After 96 hours of traveling, Fatemah Qaderyan, captain of the Afghan Girls Robotics Team, joyfully accepts the Asia Game Changer West Award on behalf of her teammates. Roya Mahboob, the first female Afghan CEO of a technology company and a coach and mentor to the team, makes a speech about the importance of technology, especially in her home country of Afghanistan. (7 mins., 42 sec.)


Business
Video Excerpt: Victor Z. Gao discusses promising prospects in China and Chinese dominance in shaping the global corporate agenda, at a discussion at the Asia Society May 18, 2009. (3 min., 8 sec.)
Arts
Video Excerpt: Artist Lee Ming Wei describes his installation Bodhi Tree Project, during a discussion at the Asia Society during Asian Contemporary Art Week, May
Arts
NEW YORK, May 7, 2009 - Longtime Beijing resident Michael Meyer discusses the publication of his new memoir, The Last Days of Old Beijing. (1 hr., 12 min.)
Arts
NEW YORK, May 17, 2009 - Artists discuss new video art from the Tarjama/Translation exhibit. (38 min.)
Business
NEW YORK, April 23, 2009 - Senior Managing Director of the Blackstone Group and Chairman of Blackstone Greater China Antony Leung expresses confidence about the long-term prospects for mainland China's and Hong K
Business
Video Excerpt: Antony Leung of the Blackstone group argues that China is ready to absorb excess "human capital" in the face of rising unemployment, at a discussion at the Asia Society, April 23,
Policy
NEW YORK, April 21, 2009 - Thailand Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya discusses the current political unrest in Thailand, and the role ASEAN plays in resolving the region's human rights issues, and the global financ
Policy
Video Excerpt: Kasit Piromya says he is "confident" that Thailand will overcome the current politicial unrest that has gripped his country, during his speech at the Asia Society, April 21, 2009.
Arts
NEW YORK, April 20, 2009 - For the American launch of her memoir The Music Room, Namita Devidayal sings and is joined by choreographer Rajika Puri for a discussion on the Indian classica
Arts
Video Excerpt: At a dicussion at Asia Society, April 20, 2009, Namita Devidayal explains the significance of the music room to her life (2 min., 19 sec.).
Policy
NEW YORK, April 15, 2009 - Panel discusses how India faces an unprecedented water crisis in the next two decades.