Miditech executive chairman Niret Alva to represent India at Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit

MUMBAI – Miditech co-founder and executive chairman Niret Alva, has been to participate in the Asia Society’s fifth annual Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit, to be held in Jakarta from 3-5 December, 2010.

Alva joins other young leaders, who will engage in discussions about Unity in Diversity:Responsible Leadership in the Asia-Pacific. The diversity of representation from business, government, academia, to media, civil society, and the arts brings a wide range of perspectives to the discussions which will explore issues such as the recent natural crisis in Asia, ways to foster more equitable growth across the region, and lessons in leadership from history’s greatest leaders.

The Asia Society’s Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit is part of a larger initiative designed to help emerging leaders from across the region to develop common approaches to meet its shared challenges.

“The Asia 21 Summit brings together the region’s most impressive young leaders to develop relationships, trust, and mutual understanding that can drive collaborative approaches for addressing the region’s greatest challenges,” says Asia Society executive vice president Jamie Metzl. “We are thrilled to be bringing the Asia 21 summit to Indonesia, one of the most important emerging economies in the world and a thriving democracy. Asia 21 leaders from across the region will work with Indonesia’s new generation of leaders to help build a better future for all.”

The Asia 21 Summit is supported by founding international sponsor Bank of America Merrill Lynch. “As a global organization committed to developing our public and private sector relationships in the region, we are honored to be a part of such a meaningful and educational program,” said Asia Pacific president Brian Brille. “Responsible leadership is a core value at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and as such, we encourage the sharing of best practices and innovative ideas that will enhance the tools and capabilities available to the next generation of Asia’s leaders.”

The Asia 21 Summit in Jakarta is also supported by Biznet, Blue Bird, Femina Group, GlobeAsia, HPRP Lawyers, Media Indonesia, PricewaterhouseCoopers, PT Freeport Indonesia, and Saratoga Capital, among others.