Asia Society operates as a nonprofit educational institution that promotes relationships and understanding among the people, leaders, and institutions in Asia and the United States. It provides art exhibitions and performances, films, lectures, seminars and conferences, publications, Websites and assistance, speeches, interviews, podcasts, videos, updates, exhibition catalogues, cultural guides, and materials and programs in the fields of policy, business, education, arts, and culture for the students and teachers. Asia Society was founded in 1956 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices in Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Houston, Texas; Seoul, South Korea; San Francisco and Los Ange...
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Asia Society Texas Center Announces Directors Appointments
Dec 22 13
Asia Society Texas Center named Bonna Kol as its executive director. Kol has 20 years of nonprofit leadership experience in the city, primarily with social-services agencies. She joins the Texas Center after a brief stint as chief advancement officer of KIPP Houston Public Schools. John Bradshaw Jr., who has been the Texas Center's acting executive director much of this year, will become deputy director and continue to lead the organization's fundraising efforts.
Asia Society Appoints Josette Sheeran as Seventh President and CEO
May 21 13
Asia Society announced the appointment of Josette Sheeran, the Vice Chair of The World Economic Forum, as the seventh President and CEO of the institution. Ms. Sheeran will assume the office on June 10, 2013. This spring she also served at the Harvard Kennedy School as a Fisher Fellow in the Future of Diplomacy.