The mission of IAA is to unite Iowa's diverse Asian and Asian-American communities for the purpose of fostering economic growth and community development within the state of Iowa. IAA's vision is to create an Iowa in which Asians and Asian-Americans are an integral part of a vibrant and prosperous community.
IAA collaborates with the public and private sector to promote:
• Business & economic growth
• Community & cultural vitality
• Leadership & educational advancement
• Political & civic participation
In advancing its mission, IAA represents and serves the following Asian community groups: Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Lao, Nepal, Philippines, Taiwan, Taidam, Thailand, and Vietnam. In addition to the many Asian communities represented, IAA welcomes and has representatives from the diverse backgrounds, races, and ethnicities that define the Iowan community and contribute to the success of IAA.
SUPPORT THE IOWA ASIAN ALLIANCE & CELEBRASIAN
Or please SEND a CHECK to IAA - billing address at 525 SW 5th St, Ste A - Des Moines, IA 50309
For more information, email Nu Huynh, Executive Director
IMMIGRANT ENTREPRENEURS CAN MAKE $5,000 IN LOCAL SHARK TANK
Four immigrant entrepreneurs will have the chance to win $5,000 for their business through a competition held at the Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit this fall. The competition, sponsored by Wells Fargo and Co., will be similar to the ABC television show Shark Tank, where businesses present their ideas to a panel of judges. To qualify, businesses must be owned by an immigrant and have less than $10,000 in sales in the past 12 months. Applications will be accepted between July 1 and August 1, and four businesses will be chosen for the competition to take place on Nov. 8 at the FFA Enrichment Center on the Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Campus. For information, click here.