Our Sponsors

   The Rockefeller Foundation

Throughout its 100 year history, the Rockefeller Foundation has supported the ingenuity of innovative thinkers and actors by providing the resources, networks, convening power, and technologies to move innovation from idea to impact. The foundation has provided more than $14 billion to support work that expands opportunity and strengthens resilience to social, economic, health and environmental challenges.

The Foundation seeks to achieve its vision through work aimed at four equally important goals: Revalue Ecosystems; Advance Health; Secure Livelihoods; & Transform Cities.


   Asia Society 

Asia Society is the leading educational organization dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among peoples, leaders and institutions of Asia and the United States in a global context. Across the fields of arts, business, culture, education, and policy, the Society provides insight, generates ideas, and promotes collaboration to address present challenges and create a shared future.

In 2011, the Asia Society launched the Global Leadership Initiatives program to identify, inspire and develop leaders across the Asia-Pacific region and to address our shared challenges, by convening face-to-face meetings, creating networks, promoting new ideas, and sharing best practices across disciplines.


   Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy – NUS 

The Lee Kuan Yew School aims to educate and train a new generation of globally-minded policymakers from the public and private sectors, who will help transform Asia in the 21st century by raising the standards of governance in their respective countries. The LKY School of Public Policy was established in 2004 with the mission of educating and training the next generation of Asian policymakers and leaders.

The School offers on PhD, three Masters Programmes, and a diverse range of high quality executive  programs. Today LKY enjoys the support of over 800 alumni from more than 50 countries, many of whom have risen to prominent positions in their organisations.