Hannah Storm of Brainstormin’ Productions will receive the 2012 Gracie Award® for Outstanding Individual Achievement: Producer–Entertainment for the video, “Iraq Vet takes on Mount Kilimanjaro.”
This video is part of espnW’s Journeys & Victoriesseries created in partnership with P&G. Journeys & Victories is an original digital series designed to motivate and inspire women through aspirational stories and compelling personal journeys. The award is presented by the Alliance for Women in Media (AWM). Award winners will be honored at the 37th Annual Gracie Awards® Gala on May 22, 2012.
“Iraq Vet takes on Mount Kilimanjaro” is the story of Nancy Schiliro’s sheer determination and will, along with the support of the Wounded Warriors Project, to climb Mount Kilimanjaro after a mortar attack during her nine-month deployment in Iraq caused her to lose an eye.
“Nancy’s story demonstrates how when we push through life’s challenges, no matter how big, we can reach the top of the mountain…in a literal sense in this case,” said Hannah Storm, president of Brainstormin’ Productions. “I’m truly honored to receive the Gracie Award® in recognition of Nancy’s inspiring story.” WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvVlPbslH3w&list=UUGoMUPGacCst2R5tTd62OmA&index=1&feature=plcp