Discover Diverse Des Moines 2023

Thursday, June 8 | 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Join dsm at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden for our 3rd annual Inclusion event. Discover Diverse Des Moines is an upbeat, fast-paced look at where Des Moines’ movers and shakers go to experience the best of our city’s diverse arts, culture, food, fashion and style. Click here to register.


Maison Bleam – PrideFest Director, Capital City Pride
Minna Bothwell – Pastor, Capitol Hill Lutheran Church
Forrest Corson – Owner, Language Tech
Maria Guevara – Administrative Assistant, Iowa Department of Human Rights
Kendra Hossain-Morehead – Director, Drake University’s International Student & Scholar Services
Meredith McLean – Food Hub Specialist, Lutheran Services in Iowa
Nick Smithberg – Director, Iowa Legal Aid
Pauli Wong Smith – Food & Nutrition Specialist, Des Moines Public Schools

Presenting Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors

Community State Bank, Des Moines Performing Arts, EMC, Greater Des Moines Partnership, IMT, Nationwide, NCMIC, Tero International