2016 Great Immigrants Honorees: The Pride of America

Fernando Valenzuela Fernando Valenzuela Major League Baseball pitcher, retired
 
Fernando Valenzuela Fernando Valenzuela Major League Baseball pitcher, retired
Hari Sreenivasan Hari Sreenivasan Anchor and Senior Correspondent, PBS NewsHour
 
Hari Sreenivasan Hari Sreenivasan Anchor and Senior Correspondent, PBS NewsHour
Piers J. Sellers Piers J. Sellers Former NASA astronaut; Deputy Director, NASA Sciences and Exploration Directorate
 
Piers J. Sellers Piers J. Sellers Former NASA astronaut; Deputy Director, NASA Sciences and Exploration Directorate
Aziz Sancar Aziz Sancar Nobel Prize-winning biochemist; President Emeritus, Aziz and Gwen Sancar Foundation
 
Aziz Sancar Aziz Sancar Nobel Prize-winning biochemist; President Emeritus, Aziz and Gwen Sancar Foundation
Isabella Rossellini Isabella Rossellini Actress, model, filmmaker
 
Isabella Rossellini Isabella Rossellini Actress, model, filmmaker
Shaiza Rizavi Shaiza Rizavi Partner, Gilder, Gagnon, Howe & Co.
 
Shaiza Rizavi Shaiza Rizavi Partner, Gilder, Gagnon, Howe & Co.
Azita Raji Azita Raji U.S. Ambassador to Sweden
 
Azita Raji Azita Raji U.S. Ambassador to Sweden
Wolfgang Puck Wolfgang Puck Chef and restaurateur
 
Wolfgang Puck Wolfgang Puck Chef and restaurateur
Ana Luz Porzecanski Ana Luz Porzecanski Director, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History
 
Ana Luz Porzecanski Ana Luz Porzecanski Director, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History
Sundar Pichai Sundar Pichai CEO, Google
 
Sundar Pichai Sundar Pichai CEO, Google
Thuan Pham Thuan Pham CTO, Uber Technologies, Inc
 
Thuan Pham Thuan Pham CTO, Uber Technologies, Inc
Jorge M. Pérez Jorge M. Pérez Chairman and CEO, Related Group of Florida
 
Jorge M. Pérez Jorge M. Pérez Chairman and CEO, Related Group of Florida
Bennet Omalu Bennet Omalu Forensic pathologist, discoverer of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, CTE
 
Bennet Omalu Bennet Omalu Forensic pathologist, discoverer of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, CTE
Deogratias Niyizonkiza Deogratias Niyizonkiza Founder and CEO, Village Health Works
 
Deogratias Niyizonkiza Deogratias Niyizonkiza Founder and CEO, Village Health Works
Jaqueline H. Nguyen Jaqueline H. Nguyen Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circut
 
Jaqueline H. Nguyen Jaqueline H. Nguyen Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circut
Graham Nash Graham Nash Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter
 
Graham Nash Graham Nash Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter
Peter A. Nadosy Peter A. Nadosy Managing Partner, East End Advisors
 
Peter A. Nadosy Peter A. Nadosy Managing Partner, East End Advisors
Bharati Mukherjee Bharati Mukherjee National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author
 
Bharati Mukherjee Bharati Mukherjee National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author
Michael Moritz Michael Moritz Chairman, Sequoia Capital
 
Michael Moritz Michael Moritz Chairman, Sequoia Capital
Mehret Mandefro Mehret Mandefro Physician, anthropologist, filmmaker
 
Mehret Mandefro Mehret Mandefro Physician, anthropologist, filmmaker
Vikram Malhotra Vikram Malhotra Chairman of the Americas, McKinsey & Company
 
Vikram Malhotra Vikram Malhotra Chairman of the Americas, McKinsey & Company
Iqram Magdon-Ismail Iqram Magdon-Ismail Cofounder, Venmo
 
Iqram Magdon-Ismail Iqram Magdon-Ismail Cofounder, Venmo
Viet X. Luong Viet X. Luong Brigadier General, U.S. Army
 
Viet X. Luong Viet X. Luong Brigadier General, U.S. Army
Fei-Fei Li Fei-Fei Li Director, Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab and Stanford Vision Lab
 
Fei-Fei Li Fei-Fei Li Director, Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab and Stanford Vision Lab
Jan Koum Jan Koum Cofounder And CEO, WhatsApp
 
Jan Koum Jan Koum Cofounder And CEO, WhatsApp
Sally Jewell Sally Jewell U.S. Secretary of the Interior
 
Sally Jewell Sally Jewell U.S. Secretary of the Interior
Farnam Jahanian Farnam Jahanian Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Carnegie Mellon University
 
Farnam Jahanian Farnam Jahanian Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Carnegie Mellon University
Peter Blair Henry Peter Blair Henry Dean, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University
 
Peter Blair Henry Peter Blair Henry Dean, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University
Florent Groberg Florent Groberg U.S. Army Captain, retired; Congressional Medal of Honor and Bronze Star Medal recipient
 
Florent Groberg Florent Groberg U.S. Army Captain, retired; Congressional Medal of Honor and Bronze Star Medal recipient
John L. Estrada John L. Estrada U.S. Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago
 
John L. Estrada John L. Estrada U.S. Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago
Jaha Dukureh Jaha Dukureh Founder, Safe Hands for Girls
 
Jaha Dukureh Jaha Dukureh Founder, Safe Hands for Girls
Michaela DePrince Michaela DePrince Ballerina. Dutch National Ballet
 
Michaela DePrince Michaela DePrince Ballerina. Dutch National Ballet
Ronald J. Daniels Ronald J. Daniels President, Johns Hopkins University
 
Ronald J. Daniels Ronald J. Daniels President, Johns Hopkins University
Nadia Comaneci Nadia Comaneci Five-time Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics
 
Nadia Comaneci Nadia Comaneci Five-time Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics
Marcelo Claure Marcelo Claure President and CEO, Sprint
 
Marcelo Claure Marcelo Claure President and CEO, Sprint
Mariano Castillo Mariano Castillo Journalist; Soros Fellowship for New Americans recipient
 
Mariano Castillo Mariano Castillo Journalist; Soros Fellowship for New Americans recipient
Jim Carrey Jim Carrey Actor, Comedian
 
Jim Carrey Jim Carrey Actor, Comedian
Roberta Capp Roberta Capp Assistant Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science recipient
 
Roberta Capp Roberta Capp Assistant Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science recipient
Len Blavatnik Len Blavatnik Industrialist, philanthropist
 
Len Blavatnik Len Blavatnik Industrialist, philanthropist
Samantha Bee Samantha Bee Actress, Comedian
 
Samantha Bee Samantha Bee Actress, Comedian
Selu Alofipo Selu Alofipo Artist, White House "Champion of Change" honoree
 
Selu Alofipo Selu Alofipo Artist, White House "Champion of Change" honoree
Noubar Afeyan Noubar Afeyan Entrepreneur, venture capitalist, philanthropist
 
Noubar Afeyan Noubar Afeyan Entrepreneur, venture capitalist, philanthropist