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Trailblazers

Meet Judy Wicks

Judy Wicks is an innovator! She co-created FreePeople, has led the charge on farm-to-table movement, and continues to work towards building a compassionate, environmentally sustainable world. Here’s her story.

Meet Sharon Pinkenson

Meet the woman who transformed her city into a multi-billion dollar hotbed for Hollywood blockbuster films like Sixth Sense, Creed, Twelve Monkeys, Unbreakable, Philadelphia and Silver Linings Playbook, to name a few!

Michelle Obama – her inspiring journey

Michelle Obama shares her inspiring journey to college and reminds young people ‘you can do it too.’ Modern Hero had the honor of catching up with Michelle Obama at the 2018 College Signing Day. Hear her words of wisdom on what it takes to be a role model, and more! #ReachHigher

Meet AK Frazier!

See how one woman’s passion for golf has resulted in millions of dollars of college scholarships for girls across the country.

Meet Mary Nixon!

Her mother was known as the queen of the American soap opera, but that was nothing compared to the real-life drama of drug and alcohol abuse Mary Nixon struggled with as a teenager.

Meet Dr. Mayberry!

Even though only 19% of surgeons in the U.S. are women, this trailblazer never allowed any issues around gender get in her way. #ILookLikeASurgeon

Meet Becky Fawcett!

 

Globally, there are more than 100 Million kids waiting to be adopted, yet the cost of bringing a child home is often prohibitive. This trailblazer is determined to change that.

Trailblazer Judge Risa Vetri Ferman

 

Trailblazer Judge Risa Vetri Ferman is determined to elevate women in the legal field while fiercely fighting for the most vulnerable members of society.

Trailblazer Dr. Carol Shields

Trail·blaz·er¹/ˈtrālˌblāzər/ Noun: a person who blazes new tracks, a pioneer. Meet Dr. Carol Shields – a trailblazer on a mission to wipe out eye cancer.