We are grateful to the Consulate General of India for hosting a thank you event for Asia Initiatives' donors on September 9, when the 8th UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon joined us to confer the 6th Annual Ban Ki-moon Awards to our honorees
[03-22] India @75
The Consulate General of India along with Asia Initiatives, New York celebrated "India @75" - an evening of music and nature with Grammy Award Winner and AI Goodwill Ambassador, Ricky Kej
[03-22] 2022 International Women's Day - Together Women Rise
Dr. Geeta Mehta was part of the panel in the Together Women Rise...AGAIN! Recovering from COVID's Setbacks event under the celebration of 2022 International Women's Day
[11-21] Rethinking Cities: Architecture in Transition: Toward a New Urban Agenda
Dr. Geeta Mehta participated as one of the six lecturer for the Episode 65 of Rethinking Cities by Studio INHAF.
Dr. Geeta Mehta at the Refuture NYC Conference on September 24th where she moderated a panel on "An Inclusive Public Realm" with Saskia Sassen, David Rubin and Kyle Gorman. This session has been organized by Damu Radheshwar.
[08-21] UnGala 2021
We are very happy to share our AI Virtual Gala 2021 with special guests UN SG Ban Ki-moon, Dr. Paul Polman, Dr. Lee Bae-young, and Ricky Kej. Both, Dr.Paul Polman and Dr. Lee Bae-young are the recipients of the Ban Ki-moon Awards 2021. This award was instituted by Asia Initiatives to honor Secretary General Ban's work for women's empowerment five years ago. These visionaries shared with us why they are optimistic, yet realistic, at this moment in human history.
[08-21] India's COVID Widows: A New Humanitarian Crisis
Dr. Annesha Chowdhury, Program Manager Presented Asia Initiative's COVID 19 response in India at UN Women USA Los Angeles Chapter: India's COVID Widows: A New Humanitarian Crisis Watch the event here:
[04-21] STI Forum Side Event: ICTs for Inclusive, Resilient and sustainable Societies and Economies
Annesha Chowdhury, AI's Program Manager talks about providing adolescent young girls access to low-cost tech , The Raspberry Pi, so that they can continue to learn amidst the Covid crisis
[03-21] WSIS Stocktaking Series: The Coronavirus Response
Geeta and Terrence share their experiences on the effects that the coronavirus pandemic has had on work and developing tech-based solutions towards the unprecedented issues that the pandemic presented. We also extend our deepest gratitude to Dr.Dilshad Dayani for her continued support in bridging the digital divide by donating laptops for adolescent young girls from underserved communities in India.
[03-21] WSIS Stocktacking Interview Series: The Coronavirus Response
Watch Dr. Geeta Mehta and Terrence Green being interviewed as part of the WSIS Stocktaking Interview Series: The Coronavirus Response - ICT Case Repository
[08-20] Virtual Gala 2020
Please watch the Asia Initiatives Virtual Gala and hear from UN secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Dr. Jane Goodall, renowned ethnologist and environmentalist who was the recipient of the 2020 Ban Ki-moon award. This award was instituted by Asia Initiatives to honor Secretary General Ban's work for women's empowerment four years ago. These visionaries shared with us why they are optimistic, yet realistic, at this moment in human history.