Author: Dien Yuen

Dien S. Yuen is founder and managing director of Kordant Philanthropy Advisors, a social venture firm dedicated to more effective, impactful and joyful philanthropy. As an advocate of donor education and the strengthening of the philanthropic sector in the U.S. and Asia, she speaks at many events and her insights are often quoted in leading publications, including Forbes Asia, New York Times, Family Office Review, San Francisco Business Times and Economist Intelligence Unit reports.

Innovation in Asian Philanthropy Report Launched

Innovation in Asian Philanthropy, a new study published by the Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy at NUS Business School, was launched last week amongst a crowd of domestic and international audiences.

The Next Wave of Philanthropy in China

Dien S. Yuen shares several trends she believes will affect the course of philanthropy in China. Women in philanthropy, breaking down of barriers to giving, adaptation of models and the Giving Pledge will all influence the next wave of philanthropy in China. This article is part of Asian Philanthropy Forum’s “Exploring the Impact of Asian Philanthropy” series.

Welcome to the New Asian Philanthropy Forum!

Asian Philanthropy Forum unveils a new look and feel, including a design revamp and a new lineup of editors and contributing writers. We continue to be the leading curators of Asian philanthropy news and serve our readers!

Top 20 Emerging UHNW Philanthropists

Wealth-X released a report identifying the top 20 emerging high-net worth philanthropists around the world. The individuals were selected based on their efforts to “emulate forebearers of modern major giving, such as Carnegie and Rockefeller.”

AVPN Road Show 2012

The AVPN Road Show 2012 will travel to Mumbai, Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo. You can join venture philanthropy leaders Shaks Ghosh (CEO, Private Equity Foundation) and Ruth Jones (CEO, Social Venture Partners International) and local VP leaders at the seminar where they will show how to put venture philanthropy into practice!