2023 Asian American Hero of Colorado Awards Ceremony

By Asian Avenue magazine (other events)

Sunday, May 21 2023 10:00 AM 12:00 PM MDT


2023 Asian American Hero of Colorado Awards Ceremony
Sunday, May 21, 2023 | 10am to 12pm
Happy Living and Wellness Center
14015 E Evans Avenue, Aurora, CO 80014
Tickets: General $40 | Student $30
Table of 8 for $300

Each year, in honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Asian American Hero of Colorado awards ceremony honors an extraordinary group of local heroes in May. Join us to hear their inspiring stories as we recognize this year’s awardees over a dim sum and sushi brunch.

Congratulations to the 2023 awardees!

Indira Duggirala
Founder of Colorado South Asian Democrats 

Sara Moore
Executive Director, Colorado Dragon Boat

Tran Wills
Community Leader/Advocate and Business Owner

Elaine Yang
Committee Co-Chair, Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival
Boardmember, Asian Girls Ignite
Former Boardmember, Colorado Dragon Boat

Philip Yun
President, Korean Association of Scholarship Foundation
Chairman of Board of Directors, Colorado Association of Korean Schools

Young Hero Award: Brent Sabati
Boardmember of Sakura Foundation
Boardmember of Asian Chamber of Commerce
Emerging Leaders Program by U.S.-Japan Council

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This year's awardees were selected by: Asian Chamber of Commerce, Asian Girls Ignite, Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Asian Pacific Development Center, Aurora Asian/Pacific Community Partnership, Colorado Asian Culture and Education Network, CORE DEI, Sakura Foundation, National Association of Asian American Professionals Colorado.