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June 2012

5 Views on Work-Life Balance

An article written by Ann-Marie Slaughter for The Atlantic spawned a debate on whether it is possible for women to develop a balance between work and life. Read More »

Nora Ephron Passes at Age 71

Nora Ephron passed away on June 26, 2012 at the age of 71. Late last year, the MAKERS project was fortunate to be able to speak with Ms. Ephron, and captured the magnificent story of a woman with a lasting legacy.Throughout the day, we'll be collecting the best quotes and articles, to highlight Nora Ephron's lasting legacy.  Read More »

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Measuring Social Change from Ghana to the USA

I've been thinking recently about the ways in which we measure impact in the social sector -- in big numbers, hopefully with many 0’s after them -- and how to rethink those scales to allow for more meaningful measurements. Read More »

5 Views on Title IX

Title IX celebrates its 40th anniversary this Saturday, and we have been taking this opportunity to examine the lasting impact of this groundbreaking legislation. Read More »

To My Father, Neil Bush

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25 Failsafe* Rules For Dads Raising Daughters

  Marcus Williams and Joanna Schroeder offer 25 rules to help build close bonds between daddies and their little girls. Read More »

Five Views on Dads & Daughters

How is a woman influenced by the relationship she has with her father? Read More »

Learning from the Success of My Daughters

I'm the father of three daughters – Rivkah, Miriam, and Tavi – which is often how I introduce myself to people. "Hi. I'm Steve, Rivkah's [or Miriam's or Tavi's] dad." Read More »

Sarah Weddington, Alice Waters, and Jean Kilbourne Join MAKERS

This week we’re featuring three women who took a stand against a cultural norm to show that change is always possible. Read More »