Our "Be The Hero" Series

MAKERS first online original series, Be The Hero, presented by Verizon, highlights the stories of five incredible women.

From Regina Wilson, an FDNY firefighter and the first female president of the 75-year-old Vulcan Society, to Kanya Balakrishna, the co-founder and president of the educational organization The Future Project, we're showcasing the unsung heroes in our everyday lives.

To view each story, check out MAKERS' exclusive videos below.

Regina Wilson's Story

Kimberly Bryant's Story

Kanya Balakrishna's Story

Lorella Praeli's Story

Sana Amanat's Story

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