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Be The Hero

See Sana Amanat's Most Notable Marvel Characters

Marvel's director of content development and "Ms. Marvel" co-creator, Sana Amanat, is no stranger to shattering gender stereotypes, especially with co... Read More »

MAKERS' Exclusive Livestream: Get to Know the Women of "Be The Hero"

This year, MAKERS' launched an exclusive five-part video series presented by Verizon that highlighted the stories of incredible women. From Regina Wil... Read More »

Be The Hero: Get to Know Lorella Praeli's Story

Lorella Praeli is a DREAMer activist and the Director of Latino Outreach for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. Born in Ica, Peru, 27-year-old L... Read More »

Be The Hero: Get to Know Sana Amanat's Story

Sana¬†Amanat¬†is a renowned comic book editor and the co-creator of the breakthrough Muslim-American female comic book superhero, Ms. Marvel. Growing up... Read More »

Be The Hero: Get to Know Kimberly Bryant's Story

Kimberly Bryant is an electrical engineer who has worked in the biotechnology field at Genentech, Novartis, and Merck, among others. She founded Black... Read More »

Be The Hero: Get to Know Kanya Balakrishna's Story

Kanya Balakrishna is the co-founder of The Future Project, an organization committed to helping young people realize their dreams. Founded in Septembe... Read More »

Be The Hero: Get to Know Regina Wilson's Story

Regina Wilson was only the 12th African-American woman to join the FDNY when she entered the force in 1999. During the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001, she w... Read More »