Looking for the Lost Boys of Sudan to share their inspirational story at your event?
Working Towards a Better Tomorrow
Biar K. Atem, Founder of the South Sudan Center of America started out as a penniless immigrant janitor when he was resettled to the United States as a refugee. Today, Biar represents a "rag-to-riches" success story and was named to Fortune Magazine's "Heroes of the 500" for helping other children suffering from persecution and poverty. Please get in touch with us if you would like Biar to come and share his inspirational story-- as he earned high school diploma, bachelor's degree in Accounting, and MBA degree-- and went from a janitor to Contract Audit Manager at a Fortune 500 company.
Biar speaks about his personal story and the story of the Lost Boys of Sudan at public schools, colleges, universities, businesses, churches, synagogues, and community organizations.
Community Impact Award , 2016 Everyday Heroes , American Red Cross
Heroes of the 500 - Fortune Magazine 2014
Nevada Delegate, Refugee Congress
Advisory Board Member, ECDC African Community Center Las Vegas
Speaker, Professionals And Youth Building A Commitment (PAYBAC), School-Community Partnership Program - Clark County School District
With Nevada Governor, Brian Sandoval. Biar shared his story at the Nevada Commission on Homeland Security Meeting. 12.2.15
With the Mayor of Las Vegas Carolyn Goodman. Honored to receive Community Impact Award, 2016 Everyday Heroes, American Red Cross 10.6.16
Feeling so protected with LVMPD team at the 2016 Everyday Heroes Award
With the Mayor of Las Vegas Carolyn Goodman at the Catholic Charities Strategy Insights Workshop 4.8.16
Biar and Catholic Charities President & CEO, Deacon Thomas Roberts on Hello Mayor! TV show with Mayor Carolyn Goodman 5.9.16
Interviewed by students from Alexander Dawson School who did a video story about Biar for the C-Span StudentCAM annual competition. 1.14.16
Biar speaking at Innovations International Charter School of Nevada - City Impact Center- Las Vegas. 12.17.15
Complete the form below if you are interested in booking Biar for your next event.
South Sudan Center of
PO Box 33011
Las Vegas, NV 89133