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May 2012 Blog Archive

Handling Bullying in Schools

MAKERS Dena Simmons

As a child growing up in the Bronx, violence was my neighbor. I saw it on the news, heard it through the walls of my apartment building, and felt it when gunshots exploded outside of my window.

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5 Views on Current Challenges Facing Women

5 Views on Current Challenges Facing Women

We asked our MAKERS their thoughts on the current challenges facing young women today. Many mentioned the lack of women in science and technology, while others stressed the importance of establishing a paid parental leave in the United States.

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New MAKERS: Shirley Tilghman, Vendela Vida, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg

New MAKERS: Shirley Tilghman, Vendela Vida, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg

This week on MAKERS, we’re featuring a molecular biologist, a renowned author, and a Supreme Court Justice of the United States.

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Simple & MAKERS Proudly Celebrate Hope Solo

Simple & MAKERS Proudly Celebrate Hope Solo

SPONSORED POST FROM SIMPLE, THE SENSITIVE SKIN EXPERTS

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5 Views On Women in Tech

5 Views On Women in Tech

We’ve made a playlist of some of the top female leaders in tech and business, each with their own opinion on the gender gap in technology.

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New MAKERS: Ruth Simmons and Lauren Bush Lauren

New MAKERS: Ruth Simmons and Lauren Bush Lauren

We’re happy to announce the launch of two new MAKERS today: Ruth Simmons and Lauren Bush Lauren.

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Taking Stock

Courtney E. Martin

How one defines success is a tricky business, far trickier than I ever would have imagined when I had none. Young, hungry, and graduating college—ten years ago now!—all I wanted was a whack at life.

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5 Views on Women's Health

Kris Carr, Byllye Avery, Boston Women's Health Collective, Eve Ensler, Dr. Susan

Mother’s Day kicked off Women’s Health Week for 2012, an annual, weeklong event to shed light on health issues affecting women.

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The Work of Midwives

Sara Lamm Midwives

My filmmaking partner Mary Wigmore and I have spent the last two-and-a-half years making a documentary about world-famous midwife Ina May Gaskin and her colleagues at the Farm Clinic in Summertown, Tennessee.

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New MAKERS: Ai-jen Poo, Mae O'Malley, and Shelly Lazarus

New MAKERS, Ai-jen Poo, Mae O'Malley, Shelly Lazarus

Whether at the top of a business, or a non-profit, the women we’ve launched this week are leaders in their fields.

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