The Asian Network

The Asian Network is a for profit organization created in August 2020 by Mr. Ravindra NGO, Member of the World Economic Forum ASEAN expert network , committed to inspire people through our virtual events across a dynamic and developing Asia. Our events across the region is focused on women’s empowerment and gender equality, inclusive economic growth, environment and climate action, regional and international relations and tech for good. Headquartered in Singapore, The Asian Network works through its digital network in Asia with public and private partners. The digital network includes +500 members across +25 countries in Asia. Speakers and Members demonstrate strong achievements and peer-recognition such as Forbes under 30 List, TEDx Speakers, United Nations prizes, Asia Society Fellows/Leaders and World Economic Forum Young Leaders mainly in the ASEAN region. Previous speakers include : Pr.Rajmohan Gandhi, Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi Prof.Dr. H.E Dr.ING Kantha Phavi, Minister for Women's Affairs Royal Government of Cambodia Pr.Akiko Yamanaka, Former vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Japan Mrs. Alessia Mosca , Secretary General of Italy ASEAN Association, Former EU Parlement Member Excellency Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youths and sports department in Cambodia Mrs. Caroline Scott, Deputy Head of Australia’s Mission to ASEAN Mrs. Mariagrazia Squicciarini, CEO Social and Human Sciences Sector UNESCO Mrs. Yuri Obara Belfali, Head of early childhood and schools at OECD


We host in-person and virtual events, bringing together global audiences to discuss the issues that matter most. CEOs, thought and young leaders, students and academia, senior political figures convene for guided debate on topics such as Health, Women Leadership, the future of education & skills in Asia and Technology for good.

Ravindra Ngo

Founder & CEO, The Asian Network

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The Asian Network Ltd. will ensure diversity and inclusion by promoting women, young and disable speakers within our events by 2025 through 3 leaderships related programs per year.

Activities & Initiatives

In addition to virtual and in-person events the Asian Network will establish Leaderships programs in line with our Leadership summits to support inclusiveness, women’s empowerment and gender equality but also inclusive economic growth, environment and climate action through our experts and members during our workshops.  

Measures & Targets

The Asian Network will measure progress by tracking the number of inclusion programs aimed at boosting diversity with a goal of reaching 3 leaderships related programs ( including webinar, conferences ) per year

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