Name of AAPI FigureI.M. Pei
What is the person’s Asian heritage or ethnicity?His parents were Chinese and he was born in China
Area of InfluenceArchitect
Date of birth or time period4/26/17
How did this individual make a contribution to their field or to society/culture at large?I.M. Pei has built many buildings and won many awards
What surprised you as you were learning about this person?I got surprised that he had won so many awards not only in America but also over the entire world. I’m inspired by him of his creativity, bravery and diligence.
Resources to share if others want to learn more (optional)–list websites, books, or other resources you used to learn about the personWikipedia and google
Submitted byIan Shao