LAS distinguished professor Sivalingam Sivananthan
was one of eleven people named as Immigrant Innovator “Champions of Change” by the White House. The Champions event highlights immigrant innovators and entrepreneurs-the best and brightest from around the world that are helping create American jobs, grow our economy, and make the U.S. more competitive.
To read more about this honor, go to the white house website
. To watch the ceremony, go to this YouTube video
. Dr. Sivananthan participates in the second group which takes the stage about 46 minutes into the video. He starts talking about his story about 1hr 9 m into the video. To read a blog post written by Dr. Sivananthan, go to
this blog on the white house web page
or read this hardcopy