“In a world of challenges, it is important to honor the dreamers and leaders, those who take action and those who inspire us to build a better world.”
– Josette Sheeran, Asia Society President
His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan, spiritual leader to the world’s 15 million Ismaili Muslims and founder of the global Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), will receive the Asia Game Changer Lifetime Achievement Award, for using philanthropy to lift millions of Asia’s most vulnerable.
Asia Society has announced the 2017 Asia Game Changers. The awards, now in their fourth year, recognize those making a transformative and positive difference for the future of Asia and the world. Awardees will be honored at awards dinner and celebration at the U.N. on November 1, 2017
The other 2017 awardees are:
- Sonita Alizadeh (Afghanistan) Rapper and activist for using rap music to empower the girls of Afghanistan;
- Jean Liu (China)…
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