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14 Amazing Women with Autism

14 Amazing Autistic Women

"Autism's a very important part of who I am. I like the way I think, and I wouldn't want to change that." — Temple Grandin Read More

Tags: health

The World's Toughest Job


Sometimes advertisements hit the nail right on the head. Read More


Who Inspired the Women Who Inspire Us?

MAKERS Map of Gratitude

Whether it's a perfect sound bite from Gloria Steinem at a conference or a paragraph on Shirley Chisholm that catches your eye in a history book and leads to an extensive Google search, we all have that one person, that hero in ou Read More

Tags: Makers Hero

On This Day In Women's History

Marian Anderson Contralto

"Women have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven't been a part of history." - Gloria Steinem Read More

Categories: MAKERS, On this Day

This Is Your Brain "On Princess"

Goldieblox brain on princess

GoldieBlox, a toy company whose mission is to “get girls building,” has produced a witty video,“This is Your Brain on Engineering.” Read More


Breaking Down the Wage Gap on Equal Pay Day

gender wage gap

Women's rights have come a long way, but what we can't forget is that on average, women still only make .77 cents on the dollar for every dollar that a man makes. That's not a wage gap from 50 years ago, or even 25 years ago, it's the wage gap that exists today. Read More


President Obama Plans Two Executive Orders to Boost Equal Pay for Women

Obama Equal Pay Day

For Equal Pay Day, the day on the year’s calendar that marks the approximate extra time the average American woman would need to earn as much as the average man did in the prior year, President Obama plans to bypass the "do-nothing" Congress to promote equal pay with two new executive actions. Read More

Categories: In the News

Happy Birthday, Maya Angelou! 12 Quotes to Celebrate a Legend's Impact.

Maya Angelou Quotes

Today MAKERS wishes renowned poet and author, Dr. Maya Angelou, a very happy birthday! Through her writing and activism, Angelou has inspired generations to move boldly through a world filled with beauty; sometimes we just have to find it or make it ourselves.   Read More

Categories: On this Day

Because of Them, We Can

Because of Them We Can

When we first saw the Because of Them We Can project by Eunique Jones, we knew we had to share it. Read More


The MAKERS Conference Highlights: Gwynne Shotwell

Gwynne Shotwell

At The MAKERS Conference, we were fortunate to have some of the leading women in STEM (science, tech, engineering and tech) hit the stage, including President and Chief Operating Officer at SpaceX, Gwynne Shotwell. Read More

Categories: Women in Tech

Complete the History Books: Women in Music

Women in Music

Gloria Steinem once said, "We have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven't been a part of history." During this Women's History Month, MAKERS will try to fill in some of those pages by highlighting stories from the past where women have been excluded. Read More

Categories: Women's History Month

This Is What 80 Looks Like: Gloria Steinem Through the Years

Gloria Steinem 80th Birthday

Happy 80th birthday, Gloria Steinem! She's been the public conscience on issues of equality and social justice, but today is all about celebrating Gloria's legacy and incredible work. Read More

Categories: On this Day

My #MAKERShero: Gloria Steinem

My #MAKERShero: Gloria Steinem

(Left to right: Amy Richards, Sheryl Sandberg, Dyllan McGee and Gloria Steinem) Read More

Categories: On this Day

A Very Special 80th Birthday Video to Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem 80th Birthday

Along her journey, Gloria Steinem has been a controversial, good-humored, and inescapable public conscience on issues of equality and social justice, and while doing so, has touched the lives of countless people. Read More

Categories: On this Day

Happy 80th Birthday, Gloria Steinem!

Gloria Steinem 80th birthday infographic

There's no simple way to celebrate an icon like Gloria Steinem. Read More

Categories: On this Day

21 Gloria Steinem Quotes

Gloria Steinem turns 80

On March 25, 2014, Gloria Steinem, the groundbreaking writer, lecturer, editor and activist, who's been looked to as the popular face of the women's movement for over four decades, celebrates her 80th birthday. Read More

Categories: On this Day

8 Key Facts to Know About Modern Women's History

8 women's history months facts

During Women's History Month, get familiar with some key facts about women's history and rights! Read More

Categories: Women's History Month

Tiffany Shlain and The Science of Character

The Science of Character

"So what determines your character? You do. And all the people around you... And of course some genetics, too." Read More

Women's History Month: What Everyone's Talking About

Women's History Month #MAKERShero

During Women's History Month, we're asking you who your #MAKERShero is. We've started the conversation on Twitter and the answers have been pouring in. To our delight, the women you've shined a spotlight on have been both well-known and unsung heroines. Take a look! Read More

Categories: Women's History Month

The MAKERS Conference: Joanna Barsh

Joanna Barsh MAKERS Conference

“We're going to talk in 15 minutes about unleashing the potential of women all over the world starting with this room.”  Read More

Categories: Women in Business
Tags: MAKERS 2014