Mishi Choudhary Named Asia 21 Young Leader by Asia Society

July 16, 2015

Mishi Choudhary, Executive Director of and Legal Director of SFLC, has been named by Asia Society part of the Class of 2015 Asia 21 Young Leaders, the preeminent network of young leaders from across the Asia Pacific, representing the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.

Ms. Choudhary will attend the special 10th anniversary Asia 21 Summit in Hong Kong, December 1-4. The summit will celebrate the achievements of the first decade, explore innovative ways to leverage the Asia 21 network for greater impact, and form special Asia 21 Task Forces to address critical issues facing the region.

“I am delighted to have the opportunity to learn from this exceptional group of fellow workers whose commitment to public work is exceptional. Asia occupies a crucial position in today’s world and cross cultural bonds can help find innovative solutions to the current challenges faced by the human race.” says Mishi Choudhary.

Asia 21 Young Leaders are selected through a highly competitive process based on outstanding achievement, commitment to public service, and a proven ability to make the world a better place. The 32 young leaders who make up the Asia 21 Class of 2015 represent 22 countries and are divided almost evenly between men and women. Fifty percent work in the private sector, 44 percent in the nonprofit sector, and 6 percent in the public sector.

“The new class of Asia 21 Young Leaders is a remarkable group. We are excited to introduce these leaders of the Asia-Pacific region to the Asia 21 Network, where they will find mentors, potential collaborators, and, we hope, new friends,” said Asia Society President and CEO Josette Sheeran. “We welcome this passionate group to the Asia 21 family, and look forward to the contributions they make to the public good in the coming years.”

Mishi joins a powerful network of Asia 21 alumni - proven leaders from across the region representing a variety of professional backgrounds, who will serve as mentors and potential collaborators. For more information about Asia 21 and complete profiles of the 2015 Class of Asia 21 Young Leaders, visit

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