The Asia Foundation Marks 60 Years
The Asia Foundation improves lives and helps societies flourish. Guided by a vision for a peaceful, just, and thriving Asia, we are marking our 60 years by initiating a year-long, global conversation on the critical issues facing Asia today. The 60th anniversary program will include special issue-focused analysis on In Asia; at events in New York City, San Francisco, and Seoul, Korea, as well as a series of Washington, DC briefings by the Foundation's representatives; our brand-new Asia Foundation Development Fellows program; an interactive timeline slated for release in the Spring; and across digital and social media channels. Engage with us in 2014 as we contribute fresh and inspiring thinking on the future of Asia.
In 1954, a group of civic-minded individuals who shared a strong interest in Asia and records of distinguished public service founded The Asia Foundation. Much has changed in Asia and the world since then, but the solid groundwork set by our founders has enabled us to evolve as an international development organization and impact countless people across the region. Today, the Foundation continues to address the critical issues facing Asia: