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Natural Awakenings of Greater Ann Arbor & Detroit / Wayne County Michigan

Global Detroit Tapestry Awards

The annual Tapestry: A Global Detroit Celebration will be held virtually this year from 7 to 8 p.m., October 8, to honor immigrants and the people that are contributing to make Michigan a thriving and vibrant region. Inclusive Economies Awards honoring leaders in building a vibrant and prosperous region will be a part of the event.

        Global Detroit’s mission is to drive the growth, revitalization and sustained prosperity of Southeast Michigan by building immigrant-inclusive communities and to ensure that Southeast Michigan’s recovery is truly a recovery for all.

        Honorees include Community Entrepreneur: Gias Talukder, Bengal Auto Sales; Corporate Leader: Lizabeth Ardisana, ASG Renaissance; Global Detroit Champion: New Economy Initiative; Immigrant Impact: Basil Bacall, Elite Hospitality; and Emerging Talent: Ashok Seetharam, PAXAFE.

        Millie Chu, vice president of global entrepreneurship and STEM talent at Global Detroit, says, “This is a great event to celebrate the wonderful work that Global Detroit has been doing to help immigrants in the community. It is an opportunity to commemorate our allies, who help us with the work we do with immigrants.”


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