In 2006, Bam Aquino and I were chosen to represent the country at the Asia Society’s inaugural Asia 21 Young Leaders Forum held in Hong Kong. The said forum brought together 20 of Asia’s most dynamic young leaders from different fields aged between 25 to 40 years old.
For those who have not heard about the Asia Society, it is an international organization based in New York that is dedicated to strengthening relationships and deepening understanding among the peoples and leaders of Asia and the United States. Just recently, newly-appointed US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave a lecture at the Asia Society on the Obama administration’s plans for its relationship with the Asian region.[Read full story...]