Immigrant Journey Awards Gala Registration


Attend the 2018 Immigrant Journey Awards Gala and you will:

  •  Find out who won the Immigrant Entrepreneur, Immigrant Professional, Immigrant Advocate, and Immigrant Spirit awards!
  • Meet notable immigrant individuals who have demonstrated leadership in business, a chosen profession or in the civic arena as well as individuals and organizations that advocate for our immigrant communities.
  • Network with business owners, professionals, representatives of members of Congress, international dignitaries, local civic leaders and representatives, and the media.
  • Hear inspirational immigrant stories including that of keynote speaker.
  • Contribute to scholarships for deserving high school seniors who are immigrants or children of immigrants.
  • Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month –  a national celebration of our diversity and our shared American heritage by telling the stories of individuals that, together, comprise a uniquely American narrative.

Date:  Friday, June 15, 2018
Location: The Clubs at Prestonwood, 15909 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas
Reception:   6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Awards Program: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Our 2018 finalists are Adebayo Adeleke, Akash Patel, Alex  Idrees, Alia Adkins-Derrick, Andrea Pedraza, Aradhana Asava, Cynthia Nwaubani, Dr. Fabrizio Mancini, Graciela Katzer, Guadalupe Mora, Joel Betancourth, Lenita Dunlap, Leonid Regheta, Lupita Colmenero,  Mani Raveendran,  Mary Domínguez-Santini, Mary Turner, Muruga Manickavelu, Pablo DeLeon, Raj Asava, Ron Bultongez, and Susie Jennings.

Gauthami Vemula

Keynote Speaker Gauthami Vemula
Founder & President of Color Me Safe


Master of Ceremony:  Rebecca Aguilar
Emmy Award-Winning Journalist



Tickets are $75 for adults and $45 for children ages 5 to 12.


To sponsor a table and learn about other sponsorship opportunities, please visit our sponsorship page. 

Presenting Sponsor


Community Partners


Proceeds benefit the American Dream Scholarships for American high school seniors in North Texas who are immigrants or children of immigrants.

LEGAL:  Scheef & Stone, LLP will take photographs and video at the Immigrant Journey Summit and Awards Luncheon and use them in promotional materials whether in print, electronic, or other media.  By participating in this event, you grant us the right to use your image for such purposes.