Passport To Prosperity Honorees

  • Overview

    The Iowa International Center's Passport to Prosperity event honors immigrants and refugees who have positively impacted their communitiies and Iowa.

    Hear from Kenia Calderon, a 2017 Drake University graduate whose family journeyed to the U.S. from El Salvador; active community volunteer Alex Duong, a marketing & communications specialist who immigrated to Iowa from Vietnam at age 12; professional dancer and Ballet Des Moines' artistic director Serkan Usta, who came to the U.S. from Turkey; and China native and China Iowa Group leader Li Zhao Mandelbaum, who lived in Holland and the U.K. before moving to the U.S. 

    The program is FREE and open to the public!