An elite panel of former U.S. Women’s National Team veterans has selected the five finalists that fans will now vote on to choose the 2022 SheBelieves Hero™.  Fans are encouraged to vote for 2022 SheBelieves Hero™ beginning Friday, April 22. Finalists include inspiring young people who embody SheBelieves spirit of leadership, empowerment, inclusion and positivity. Official rules available here. Voting ends on Friday, April 29th at 5 p.m. CT.



Sophia Saludares  

Sophia is in a relentless pursuit of becoming a better human, student & athlete. She utilizes her art to motivate & empower girls & encourage others. She volunteers at Girlstart creating artistic, inspirational notes for young girls attending STEM camp.

Lexi Stranutu

Lexi is selfless and resilient. She is a cancer survivor and devotes her time to community service whether it be through clubs at school or volunteering at Kids Against Hunger. She is also working to become a first-generation college student and eventually a sports psychologist!

hana gonzales

Hana embodies the SheBelieves qualities in many different ways. She is a leader, coach, friend, hard worker, and a great advocate for what she believes in. She has accomplished many things, notably raising over $85,000 for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in just 7 weeks.


Sadie Goodman

Anna Tuuri

Sadie wants to help make the world a better place. She did a HUGE equipment drive, sending 10 boxes of gear to GOALS Haiti. Now, Sadie is raising $10,000 for Soccer Without Borders' Girls in the Game Program. And...she's an inch away from donating her hair to Locks of Love!


Lexi Polinder

Lexi Polinder

I am working with a nonprofit, Sophie’s Squad, to raise awareness of mental health issues and stigma. I have started a suicide awareness chapter at my high school showing it is okay to not be okay. I am raising money to suicide prevention from selling mental health bracelets.