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A Role Model For Our Times: Katniss Everdeen's Unassuming Heroism

Katniss Everdeen never set out to be a warrior or a hero - she wanted to protect her family and save her sister from the horror of the Hunger Games. Read More »

Taylor, Britney, Beyoncé: A Look at Recent Legends Onstage at the American Music Awards

The American Music Awards aims to showcase the year’s “most influential and iconic artists,” and though it holds less musical clout than the Grammys earlier on in the year, the ceremony still packs an entertainment punch: top performers turn out to show off their talents, and some arti Read More »

Remember My Name: Mo'ne Davis to Release Memoir

Mo'ne Davis, the 13-year-old pitching phenom who took the sports world by storm with a 70 mph fastball, will release a memoir in March titled Mo'ne Davis: Remember My Name. Read More »

Diane Von Furstenberg: Inspirational Words for Independent Women

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Diane Von Furstenberg’s iconic wrap dress, a garment that has charmed generations of women. When Von Furstenberg created it, the dress became a symbol of empowerment for DVF herself. Read More »

Confronting Assumption: The Case for Banksy as a Woman

HBO’s Banksy Does New York documentary looks back at the British street artist’s 2013 month-long residency in the Big Apple. Read More »

Tags: Art

Katherine G. Johnson Honored by National Women's History Museum

On November 17th, MAKER Katherine Johnson will be honored with a Living Legacy Award alongside Goldieblox Founder Debbie Sterling, and The Honorable Sally Jewel, U.S. Read More »

Emma Stone's Cabaret Debut, Plus 8 Other Famous Women on Broadway in 2014

On Wednesday night, Emma Stone made her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles in Cabaret, now playing at Studio 54. Read More »

A History of Sadie Hawkins Day: It's Not That Cute

If you went to high school in the States, you likely encountered one antiquated, repeated theme: Sadie Hawkins Day. Maybe it came to you in the form of a dance, but in any case, it’s a time when girls are expected to ask boys if they’d like to go out. Read More »

The Epic Interviews of Barbara Walters' Pioneering Career

We take a look back at the characters she's questioned. Read More »

A Recording of a Military Sexual Harassment Investigation Shows How Flawed the System Is

Two years ago, Katie Rapp was sent home from Afghanistan after reporting multiple incidents of sexual harassment. In March 2013, she was told to meet Lt. Col. Lisa Gammon at a Perkins restaurant in Ohio to discuss the investigation into her claims. Read More »

Tags: Women in War