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Celebrate the Holidays With MAKERS Family Moments

Vivian Stringer grew up in a coal mining community. When her parents were struggling and couldn’t afford coal to keep them warm, the family would walk to the slate dump and pick coal, carrying it home so they could put it in the furnace. “it didn’t seem like a burden,” she told MAKERS. Read More »

Tags: Holidays, Family

11 Extraordinary Women on Their First Jobs

They say everyone starts somewhere, but it's hard to imagine accomplished women like Madeleine Albright and Sheryl Sandberg doing anything but leading their fields. That's why, in almost every interview, we ask our MAKERS about their first paying jobs. Read More »

MAKERS on Feminism

Whether her words are backed by Beyoncé beats or firmly stated at a TEDx talk, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie clarifies the definition of "feminist" for all to hear: Read More »

Angelina Jolie Tears Up on 'Today Show'

When Angelina Jolie sat down with The Today Show to discuss her upcoming film, “Unbroken,” she teared up as she spoke of Louis Zamperini, the man whose true story she tells. Read More »

Another Reason to be Excited for 2015: Sarah Silverman's New Show

If 2014 saw the rise of women-led TV, 2015’s going to mark a rocket launch. While shows like Girls and VEEP will continue, some of our favorite creative minds are launching new projects. Read More »

Pay it Forward: How 9 Famous Women Gave Back in 2014

In 2014, women made documentaries for charitable causes, channeled business savvy in order to build community, donated to people in need, and used their creative talents to raise money for worthy causes. Read More »

Tags: Philanthropy

Jennifer Lopez is Becoming Superwoman by Banking on Herself

Jennifer Lopez is a singer, actress, mother, fashion designer, and more—but now she’s adding superwoman to the list.  Read More »

Malala Condemns Peshawar Attack on School

On Tuesday, Taliban militants attacked a school in Peshawar, Pakistan, the BBC reports. It was the deadliest attack by the Taliban in Pakistan, killing 141 people, 132 of them children. Read More »

Sony Hacks Reveal Jennifer Lawrence Was Paid Less Than Her Male Co-Stars

When hacker collective Guardians of Peace broke into Sony’s servers on November 24, hundreds of thousands of the entertainment network’s private emails became public. Read More »

How a Woman-Run Coffee Mill Creates Community in a Remote Costa Rican Town

A Small Section of the World tells the story of a group of women from a remote farming region of Costa Rica. Learning together, they built the first woman-run micro coffee mill in the country. Read More »