is a writer and media personality based in Washington and originally from Bangladesh who recently wrote about the best of America - in Charlottesville.
became the first Hispanic woman elected to Congress, in 1989. She was born in Cuba and immigrated to the US as a child; "“We never felt the pangs of what the anxiety was all about,” Ros-Lehtinen said. “My brother and I thought, ‘What a great country this is.’ It was like a motion picture before our eyes.”
stands as one of Tampa's most impressive rising entrepreneurs. The Panamanian native is the owner of Blind Tiger Cafes, Black & Denim clothing company and CoWork Ybor
is a recent college graduate and member of DACA. "I really believe I belong in the U.S. and am I'm willing to do whatever I need to do to show that and contribute in a positive way,''
Hungarian born and a successful newspaper man, the one whom the prizes are named after
Nigerian-American author Tomi Adeyemi scored a seven-figure deal for her trilogy, Children of Blood and Bone, which included a movie deal
Humberto Leon is an American fashion designer, a son of Immigrants, retailer, creative director, and one of the "cool kids" behind the label Opening Ceremony
Ingrid Silva pursued dance from the slums of Rio to the professional Ballet stage of New York City
the Costa Rican photographer behind your favorite Beyoncé photos
is valedictorian of Houston ISD's Young Women's College Preparatory Academy and has accepted a full-ride scholarship to the prestigious Georgetown University in Washington D.C.
is a master tailor and Syrian Refugee whose love and skill for crafting wedding gowns help him build a new like in America
Diana Wassef is a fashion creator raised in Beirut and currently based between Beirut and New York City. Her eclectic background in Fashion, Costume and Theatre Design led her to create her label Emily Cremona in 2009
is a leader in the "feed the barrel" program - a new recycling program for cooking oil focused on immigrant communities.
is the 2017 winner of the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise - a prize to encourage and support young immigrants who have already demonstrated exceptional achievements made lasting contributions to American society
is a multi-visual artist interested in the intersection between product and art. His successfull brand “Authorized to Work in the US” as a humorous take on his legal status.
was from Czechoslovakia before becoming a naturalized citizen. She collaborated with her husband, also a biochemist, in most of her research, and they were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1947 — along with Bernardo Alberto Houssay — for their work decoding a form of glucose, contributing to scientific understanding of the role played by hormones in metabolizing sugars and starches.
tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.
He loves and cares for the terminally ill children of the LA foster care system - as if they were his own
a Quantitative Systems Biology program Ph.D. student invited to the Presidential address
The Google CEO took the time to encourage a seven year old girl who wrote him a letter.
Teow Lim Goh
She imagines English-language versions of the poems that Chinese women detainees might have composed on the walls of the Angel Island detention center. They are collected in her book Islanders.
She may be recognized for accepting an oscar on behalf of Asghar Farhadi but previously she captured headlines around the world as the first female private space explorer and the first astronaut of Iranian descent.
Oscar de la Renta
The Dominican-born fashion designer who reshaped the public image of first ladies, society muses and red-carpet regulars with grand evening wear that celebrated Latin sensuality, European refinement and American versatility is being honored on a US postage stamp this year.
Dr. Firouz Naderi
This week he accepted the Oscar on behalf of Asghar Farhadi. He is also the director for the Solar System Exploration Directorate at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
She became the first woman in 78 years to be awarded the prestigious Fields Medal, considered the highest honor in mathematics.
His book is not a story of poverty, but rather an account of the daily grind of America’s service workers through the lens of an immigrant with an MBA.
Tan Le's astonishing new computer interface reads its user's brainwaves, making it possible to control virtual objects, and even physical electronics, with mere thoughts (and a little concentration).