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Modern Hero

Meet Victoria Arlen

At just 11-years-old, Victoria Arlen was in a vegetative state, fighting for her life. Today she’s a Paralympic Gold-Medalist, an ESPN host and a Season 25 Dancing with the Stars competitor. Here’s her remarkable story.

Meet Dr. Audrey Evans

This 93-year-old is a world-renowned Pediatric Oncologist who Co-founded Ronald McDonald House Charities, giving homes to more than 7 million families across the world. The impact she has made is unparalleled – this is her story.

Meet Mo’ne Davis!

At just 16 years old, Mo’ne Davis has had her jersey retired next to Derek Jeter’s, spent time with Michele Obama at the The White House, and graced the cover of Sports Illustrated…to name a few. But behind her vast accomplishments is a story of one girl and a team of believers who refused to let circumstances stop her from her dreams.

Meet Kat Cole!

From Hooters hostess to one of the most prominent business figures in the country, this Modern Hero has skyrocketed through the corporate ranks, while lifting others along the way. As a new mom, this powerhouse gets candid about marriage, motherhood, and the importance of giving back.

Meet Michelle Poler!

Tired of letting paralyzing fear hold her back, she decided to tackle 100 fears in 100 days! What happened at the end changed her life.

Meet Dr. Arabia Mollette

For our latest Modern Hero, Dr. Arabia Mollette, her journey from living on the streets when she was 15 years old to achieving her dream of becoming an emergency room doctor is nothing less than extraordinary.

Meet Amy Wright!

Amy Wright brewed up more than just Bitty & Beau’s Coffee – she’s leading the charge of a human rights movement, and we are absolutely loving it! 👏🙌

Meet Lauren Lake!

With a career that spans across law, music, design, and television, to say Lauren Lake can be defined by any one label wouldn’t reflect the truly limitless life she’s living and we’re loving it.

Meet Becca Stevens

The death of her father and subsequent abuse from the ages of 6-9 instilled in Becca Stevens a will to survive and help others. Today, Becca runs Thistle Farms, a place that provides sanctuary and work for women who have experienced trafficking, violence and addiction…proving love heals.

Meet Lauren Scruggs Kennedy

When Lauren Scruggs Kennedy accidentally walked into the propeller of a prop plane, her story made international headlines. Here’s the inspiring follow-up, and how she transformed her tragedy into a blessing for others.

Meet Shelly Lotman-Fisher!

She’s a serial entrepreneur who’s determined to make the world a better place. Meet my mom and my inspiration, Shelly Lotman-Fisher!
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Meet Project HEAL Co-Founders

In the U.S., one person dies every 62 minutes as a direct result of an eating disorder. These two incredible Modern Heroes are determined to change that.

Meet Scharmaine Lawson!

When disaster hit New Orleans, this Modern Hero ran towards the chaos to save lives. 13 years later, she’s still caring for those without resources.

Meet Polly Dolan

An estimated 8,000 girls in Tanzania drop out of school every year due to pregnancy or forced marriage. This Modern Hero and her team are determined to change that.

Meet Luma Mufleh

One wrong turn and a soccer ball changed the trajectory of this Modern Hero’s life, and the lives of refugee children from around the word. This is her story.

Meet Amy Emmerich

“I want my daughter to wear lipstick and kick some ass.” This #Modernhero is the Chief Content Officer at Refinery29, who’s determined to change the way women are represented in the media and beyond.

Meet Sister Mary Scullion

Her purpose is to serve God – her mission is on the streets. Our latest Modern Hero was named as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, and we know why. ❤

Meet Sharon Kan

She’s launched multi-million dollar companies, earned success as CEO and co-founder and now our latest Modern Hero, Sharon Kan, is determined to help moms everywhere embrace their inner-entrepreneur.

Meet Simran Sidhu!

Growing up in India, in a household that didn’t accept the status quo, our latest Modern Hero has dedicated herself to helping thousands of youth find the road to a brighter future.

Meet Farai Chideya

As an award-winning journalist, author, and professor, Farai Chideya has used her life experiences, both good and bad, to help others put ‘the puzzle pieces of their lives’ together.

Meet Farah Alibay

This Systems Engineer at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory is determined to make her mark in a field underrepresented by women, all while inspiring young girls to pursue careers in STEM fields.

Meet Patrice Banks!

“The lowest of lows that you’ve had, only equate to the highest you can go.” – Patrice Banks. This CEO of Girls Auto Clinic shows us that the key to success is resilience.

Meet Kari Whitehead

“The doctor said that she has a 1 in 1000 chance of making it through the night….[But] we weren’t willing to lose our only child.” – Kari Whitehead

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