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Handling Bullying in Schools

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. Read More »

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. Read More »

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. Read More »

Simple & MAKERS Proudly Celebrate Hope Solo

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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. Read More »

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. Read More »

Taking Stock

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. Read More »

5 Views on Women's Health

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

The Work of 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. Read More »

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New MAKERS: Ai-jen Poo, Mae O'Malley, and 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. Read More »

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