Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

East Asia

A street scene in Japan. (Samxmeg/iStockPhoto)
Promoting Women’s Interests in Corporate Japan
Mitsuru Claire Chino talks about her law career and her work promoting women’s interests in corporate Japan. more
Child laborers in India
Child Workers in Asia
The CWA now brings together over 50 groups working on child labor in 14 countries. more
Samm in Kashgar in western China. (Benjamin Collier)
Exploring China through the Experiences of Migrant Workers
Samm Tyroler-Cooper talks about her experiences as a Fulbright scholar studying migrant workers in China. more
Adina (right) conducting a micro-credit evaluation in a Yunnan village. (Adina Matisoff)
Uncovering China through Rural Life
Adina Matisoff talks about her work as a freelance researcher and writer working in rural China. more
Joshua (left) playing jianzi, a Chinese game similar to hacky sack, in a Beijing park. (Joshua Halpern)
Unmasking China through Theater
Joshua Halpern discusses his work increasing dialogue through theater and exchange programs in China. more
A photo Brantley took on her first day at Tiananmen Square in 1994. (Brantley Turner Bradley)
Discovering China through Youth
Brantley Turner Bradley talks about her work as Founder and Managing Director of China Prep, an educational travel business. more
Village, Kaghan, Pakistan. (Umair Mohsin/Flickr)
"Things on the Ground" and Coalition-Building
Housing activist Somsook Boonyabancha on the value of learning from the bottom up. more
Students on a school outing in Tokyo. (Asia Society)
Teaching English in Japan
Jeni Washeleski talks about her experiences working with teachers as part of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET). more
Women are central to the mission of microfinance. (Asia Society)
Microfinance and Women: The Micro-Mystique
Worldwide, microfinance loans serve almost 20 million people living in poverty. 74% of these clients are women. more
To be successful, microfinance programs in China had to work within existing networks. (Deb Agrin)
Microfinance in China: Micro vs. Mandarin
How microfinance institutions adapted in order to survive and thrive in China. more