An elite panel of former U.S. Women’s National Team Olympic and World Cup veterans has selected the five finalists that fans will now vote on to choose the 2021 SheBelieves Hero™.  Fans are encouraged to vote for 2021 SheBelieves Hero™ beginning Wednesday, March 17. Finalists include inspiring young people who embody SheBelieves spirit of leadership, empowerment, inclusion and positivity. Official rules available here


Ella Bard, 13 – Wadsworth, OH 

Ella is a passionate eco-warrior and works non-stop to inspire those around her to recycle, pick up litter, and volunteer in their commUNITY.  Through her yoga classes and guided meditations, she empowers others to use the power of their minds and the wisdom of their bodies. 

Astha Bernard, 15 – Wendell, MA 

I have known Astha since 1st grade. If there is one thing I have learned about her, it is that all the little things she does make the biggest difference in the lives of those around her. She is always smiling, but more importantly she puts others' needs before hers consistently.

Prabhleen Lamba, 16 – Fremont, CA 

I'm an advocate for women's sports and author of She Plays to Win. I've interviewed professional female athletes for my book, which shares their stories & the fight for gender equality in sports. My book will be published in August & 100% of the proceeds will go to WSF and BAWSI.

Anna Tuuri, 15 – Marion, IA 

Anna Tuuri

Host Keep The Game Beautiful podcast. Coach 12UB & adaptive soccer, officiates & mentors other refs. Verbal commit `23 WI - Stevens Point. Founding member of HS Girls wrestling team. When a storm hit Cedar Rapids she volunteered 300+ hours in Aug 2020. 3.9GPA, 30 College Credits.

Makayla Wilson, 17 – Hawthorne, CA

Makayla is a SheBelieves Hero because she supports improving community issues by displaying teamwork, encouragement and promoting personal empowerment. Her fulfillment comes through the joy of seeing those she supports exceed expectations and overcome adversity and equity for all.