On this episode, hear from one of last year’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Fellows who recently returned to Minnesota to showcase his new projects as part of the State Department’s Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund. Leorian Ricardo is Creative Director at Moro Studio, an arts and publishing studio that is leading the development of the comic book industry and providing professional opportunities for young talent and new, underrepresented voices in the Dominican Republic. He shared his comic book workshops called “Be the Superhero of Your Own Story” at local schools.

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Global Minnesota Professional Exchanges

YLAI Program

CDAF Fellowship

Moro Studio Website

This interview was recorded on October 6, 2023.