Entrepreneur and model with Down syndrome defies stereotypes and inspires others with their zest for life

A couple from Puerto Rico living with Down syndrome continues to defy expectations with their ever-growing list of accomplishments. Chris González and model Sofía Jirau are showing the world how to live without limits despite growing up with Down syndrome. Both have become trailblazers in their respective fields, and they’re just getting started. Chris and … Read more

This CNN Hero helps women build new lives by giving them free training to pursue construction careers

Nora El-Khouri Spencer is a licensed general contractor and social worker who founded the nonprofit Hope Renovations in July 2020. This year, she has been named a CNN Hero. The North Carolina-based organization aims to provide women with the skills and certifications necessary to secure well-paying jobs in the construction industry. According to the United … Read more