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#LeanInTogether Celebrates Men Who Support Equality

MAKERS is excited to play a part in LeanIn.org’s campaign #LeanInTogether, which encourages men to show they’re for equality and asks women to celebrate men leaning in.  Read More »

President Obama: "In Many Parts of the World, Girls Are Valued More for Their Bodies Than for Their Minds"

Yesterday in Washington, D.C., President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama announced the launch of a "community-focused girls' education initiative across the globe" as part of the Let Girls Learn program that taps into the talents of Peace Corps volunteers everywhere. Read More »

Hollaback Invites You to Fight Back Against Sexual Harassment

MAKER Emily May's kick-butt organization Hollaback, a nonprofit and movement to end street harassment, is having its HOLLA::Revolution event this weekend in NYC. Read More »

FDNY Swears in First Openly Gay, First Female Chaplain

The New York Fire Department is a historically homogeneous force: until 1977, the department banned women from service. And when women like Brenda Berkman finally won the right to sign up, they were bullied.  Read More »

Tags: FDNY, Firefighter

Be an Everyday MAKER for International Women's Day

International Women’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate women’s achievements and call for greater equality. It’s what we do at MAKERS on a daily basis, and we think this day is a chance to consider how you can champion this cause. Read More »

A First Look at MAKERS Canada

MAKERS Canada celebrates trailblazing Canadian women, providing a unique voice as the first female-focused platform of its kind in the country. Read More »

Happy International Women's History Month!

March is International Women’s History Month, and while we celebrate women all year round at MAKERS, we’re thrilled to participate in a larger movement for increased recognition of women and girls around the world. This month, we’ll be focusing on the power of #HerStory.  Read More »

Girl Up's Teen Advisory Summit Teaches Girls to Tackle Inequality

Today at the UN Foundation’s New York office, Girl Up’s teen advisors gathered for a summit on corporate responsibility, a chance for them to learn from professional women like President of AOL Charitable Foundation Sara Link. Read More »

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