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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »