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Exclusive Q&A With Toni Ko, Founder and CEO of PERVERSE Sunglasses

Toni Ko first moved to America at 13 years old without speaking a word of English. Soon after, she built her empire with NYX Cosmetics by noticing that there was a gap in the market for quality makeup at a drugstore price. Read More »

Get to Know the Co-Founder of DC's First Woman-Owned and Operated Distillery

Pia Carusone and her lifelong friend, Rachel Gardner, opened Washington D.C.'s first woman-owned and operated distillery, Republic Restoratives. Read More »

Watch Amy Poehler's Smart Girls Talk Science and Climate Change

Watch Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls welcome leading voices in science and climate change in a BUILD Series discussion. Read More »

Watch Author Ann Shoket Discuss Her Take On Leadership With Iconic Brands

Ann Shoket served as the former Editor-in-Chief of Seventeen from 2007 and 2014 and worked to reposition the iconic fashion and beauty brand to be the key voice in the industry for its 13 million readers. Read More »

Watch Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg of theSkimm Talks News and More

Watch a BUILD Series discussion between co-CEO and co-founders Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg of theSkimm, the wildly popular media company that makes it "easier for you to be smarter." Read More »

MLB Welcomes Girls to Bat At First-Ever Girls' Youth Tournament

Major League Baseball is teaming up with USA Baseball to hosting the first-ever Trailblazer Series, girls' youth tournament, encouraging girls to pursue traditionally dominated male sports. Read More »

Indiana University Is No Longer Admitting Incoming Athletes With Histories of Sexual or Domestic Violence

Indiana University Bloomington just adopted a new policy that is banning incoming student athletes with histories of sexual or domestic violence into its sports programs, Jezebel reports Read More »

Elizabeth Warren Reveals 3 Things We Must Do for Our Future On "The Tonight Show"

On the day her book "This Fight Is Our Fight" was released, MAKER and Senator Elizabeth Warren sat down with Jimmy Fallon on "The Read More »

"Wasfia" Director Sean Kusanagi and Adventurer Wasfia Nazreen Discuss Women's Rights and More

Watch a discussion about "Wasfia," a film that tells the story of National Geographic 2016 Emerging Explorer and Adventurer Wasfia Nazreen, a female mountaineer from Bangladesh who has completed the Seven Summits and climbs to raise awareness for women's rights. Read More »

Katie Couric to Emcee the New York Women in Communications' 2017 Matrix Awards

In 1970, New York Women in Communications, Inc (NYWICI) launched its annual Matrix Awards event to recognize distinguished women in communications. Read More »