LAHORE Critically acclaimed and award winning investigative journalist/filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is one of the 150 next generation leaders from 30 countries in the Asia Pacific region to participate in the Asia Societys sixth annual Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit, to be held in New Delhi from November 18 to 20, 2011, Says a press release. Established by the Asia Society with support from Founding International Sponsor, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, the Asia 21 Summit is the pre-eminent gathering of Asias most dynamic young leaders from the Asia-Pacific region, from every sector including business, government, media, culture and civil society. To date, the network counts more than 700 of the most accomplished young leaders in the Asia-Pacific among its members, including businessmen, documentary filmmakers, environmental activists, human rights advocates, members of parliament, military personnel, performance artists, and social entrepreneurs. At the Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy joins a multi-sectoral network of his peers, all under age 40, who will engage in discussions about Worlds Apart Together: Shared Values for an Asia-Pacific Community. The diversity of representation from business, government, academia, media, civil society, and the arts - brings a wide range of perspectives to the discussions, which will explore issues such as developing a sustainable energy policy for Asia, whether corruption is hampering the regions development. , and whether food security should take precedence over civil rights, amongst others. Indeed the Asia Societys 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 young leaders represent the future of the Asia-Pacific region. The work that this incredible community of leaders is doing today and will do in the future is laying a strong foundation for regional collaboration for decades to come, said Asia Society Executive Vice President Jamie Metzl.