World Council Hero Profiles

The following exceptional heroes from history have been curated by the World Council and generously shared with MY HERO.

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Margaret Mead

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Margaret Mead was a cultural anthropologist, author and speaker.

Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Mandela was president of South Africa following Apartheid.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States and the second woman to hold that office.

Wangari Maathai

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Wangari Maathai was the founder of the Green Belt Movement based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Richard Wagamese

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Richard Wagamese was an Ojibwe author and journalist.

Albert Einstein

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Albert Einstein was one of the greatest physicists of all time.

Gene Roddenberry

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Gene Roddenberry was the creator of Star Trek.

Paul Harris

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Paul Harris created a humanitarian organization that became the Rotary Club.

Martin Luther King

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Martin Luther King was a prominent leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S.

Sophie Scholl

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Sophie Scholl was a political activist who fought non-violently against Nazi Germany.

Mahatma Gandhi

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Mahatma Gandhi led the non-violent independence movement in India against British colonialism.

Alexander Graham Bell

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Alexander Graham Bell is credited with inventing the telephone.

Organizer created on 6/30/2021 3:42:33 PM by Shannon Luders-Manuel

Last edited 7/1/2021 4:32:05 AM by Shannon Luders-Manuel