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Immigrant Innovators: 30 Entrepreneurs Who Made a Difference: Biographies of Inspiring Immigrants and the Companies They Created. Stories of the Strength that Comes from Diversity

Immigrant Innovators: 30 Entrepreneurs Who Made a Difference: Biographies of Inspiring Immigrants and the Companies They Created. Stories of the Strength that Comes from Diversity

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Immigrant Innovators: 30 Entrepreneurs Who Made a Difference: Biographies of Inspiring Immigrants and the Companies They Created. Stories of the Strength that Comes from Diversity

Samantha Chagollan
Publisher: duopress
October 2020

EAN: 9781950500277
ISBN: 1950500276

Synopsis:

An inspiring children's biography collection, Immigrant Innovators highlights the stories of 30 immigrant entrepreneurs who have made it big in America.

Geared toward readers ages 8-12, the book features people from around the world who played a major role in establishing global companies and products. These entrepreneurs come from more than 25 countries and have been successful in a wide range of fields, from energy bars (KIND), yogurt (Chobani), and restaurant chains (Panda Express), to dominant industry players like YouTube and Tesla. The book includes full-page illustrated portraits of each entrepreneur as well as colorful infographics throughout.

Immigrant Innovators is a celebration of the immigrant experience--both the triumphs and the challenges--and an important reminder of the strength that comes from a broad and diverse population.

Included, among others, are:

  • Ayah Bdeir, Lebanon, littleBits
  • Rihanna, Barbados, Fenty Beauty
  • Marcus Samuelsson, Ethiopia, Chef
  • Hamdi Ulukaya, Turkey, Chobani
  • Max Levchin, Ukraine, PayPal
  • Mike Krieger, Brazil, Instagram
  • Daniel Lubetzky, Mexico, KIND Snacks
  • Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen, Israel, Houzz
  • Luis von Ahn, Guatemala, Duolingo
  • Pierre Omidyar, France, eBay
  • Laura Behrens Wu, Germany, Shippo
  • José Andrés, Spain, Founder of World Central Kitchen

Also includes infographics like:

  • Pioneering Entrepreneurs
  • Kids of Immigrants
  • Immigrant Entrepreneurs: By the Numbers
  • What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You?

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