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Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation



A vibrant intellectual community dedicated to solving the world's most intractable public problems.


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Making the world a better place

One of the world’s top university think tanks

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Democratic Governance

Researches those practices that resolve urgent social problems in developed and developing societies.

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Innovations in Government

Recognizes and promotes creative and effective problem solving by governments and citizens.

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Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia 

Promotes research and training on Asia to disseminate best practices and improve public policy.

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Eddie Razak

Creating a Social Impact Movement

May 31, 2018

Ash Center Lee Kuan Yew Fellow, a social innovation leader in Malaysia, will continue to address societal problems with people-first policies after graduation.

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