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Mar 30, 2018, 06:00 ET Asia Society to Open Center in Japan

Asia Society today announced it will open its first-ever center in Japan, in partnership with the International House of Japan in Tokyo. The center...


Feb 05, 2018, 13:55 ET Asia Society, Arizona State University Launch Professional Development Courses for Educators on Global Competence

The Center for Global Education at Asia Society and EdPlus at Arizona State University (ASU) have launched an initial set of six new professional...


Nov 01, 2017, 11:00 ET Asia Society Names New Board Leaders, Launches $135M Capital Campaign

At its fall meeting today in New York, the Asia Society board of trustees named new co-chairs, elected seven new trustees, and announced the public...


Oct 21, 2014, 10:00 ET Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to Head Asia Society Policy Institute

Asia Society announced today that the Honorable Kevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of Australia, will serve as the first President of the Asia...


Oct 17, 2014, 02:00 ET Asia Society Honors Asia Game Changers At United Nations

 Asia Society tonight honored Jack Ma, Chairman of the Alibaba Group, and 12 other leaders and institutions as its inaugural class of Asia Game...


Sep 16, 2014, 11:00 ET Asia Society Announces First Asia Game Changer Awards

Asia Society today announced the first-ever Asia Game Changer Awards, designed to recognize those making a transformative and positive difference...


Jun 10, 2013, 08:00 ET Asian Pacific Americans' Job Satisfaction Levels On The Rise; Yet, Sense Of Belonging Lags Behind

 Asia Society, a leading global and pan-Asian organization working to strengthen relationships among the United States and Asia, issued today...


May 21, 2013, 09:00 ET Asia Society Appoints Josette Sheeran As New President

Today Asia Society announced the appointment of Josette Sheeran, the Vice Chair of The World Economic Forum, as the seventh President and CEO of...


Jun 13, 2012, 12:13 ET Despite $509B in Annual Buying Power, Asian Pacific Americans Often Overlooked By Marketers

New data from Asia Society on Asian Pacific Americans in the workplace indicates they are also often overlooked in Corporate America Asian...


Dec 01, 2011, 09:40 ET Asian Pacific American Employees View Their Companies Less Favorably, the Longer They Have Been in the U.S.

The longer Asian Pacific American (APA) employees live in the United States, the less favorably they view their companies, an annual Asia Society...


May 24, 2011, 15:25 ET Asia Society Appoints First Ever Co-Chairs in the U.S. and Asia

Asia Society, the leading international organization creating understanding and connections among the peoples of Asia and the United States, has...


Jul 16, 2010, 11:17 ET Asia Society's Landmark '2010 Asian Pacific Americans Corporate Survey' Examines Barriers to Career Advancement

(http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Asia Society's groundbreaking "2010 Asian Pacific Americans Corporate Survey" of 2,000 Fortune 500 employees -- the...


Nov 13, 2003, 00:00 ET Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge Keynotes Asia Society 2003 Leadership Awards Dinner

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On Tuesday, November 18, 2003, Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge will deliver the keynote...