10 Hopeful Links to Read This Weekend

We're making progress: For starters, Google's giving money to support diversity in tech and Hollywood women refuse to indulge red carpet sexism. This week's MAKERS Report shows signs of improvement in the world today.

Google just gave Code 2040 $775,000 in grants. The organization aims to improve the representation of minorities in tech.

Computer code is a new language option for some high schoolers. Because C++ probably looks better than Italian on a job app. 

L.A.’s top-selling female realtor closed 150 deals in 2014, basically selling a home every other business day. She says, “I’ve always been a worker.” 

17 women from SNL (including original cast members) reunite in Glamour. They’re just as hilarious on paper.

Norway becomes the first country in the world to divest from fossil fuels. Hopefully starting a trend.

Starting a red carpet revolt. Who thought mani cams were a great idea?

A creative director and art dealer gets real about how much she makes, spends, and saves. It’s reassuring, we assure you.

Employers add 257,000 jobs as wages rise. And that was just in January.

Colorado offered free birth control — and teen births fell by 40 percent. A good example.

A family of women turned a rural piece of land in California into an award-winning vineyard. Powerful women come in all industries.