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MAKER Lilly Ledbetter and Fair Pay Coalition Inspire Twitter Campaign for Fair Pay

MAKER Lilly Ledbetter and Fair Pay Coalition Inspire Twitter Campaign for Fair Pay

As you might remember, fair pay was a question asked about recently by undecided voter Katherine Fenton in the presidential town hall-style debate. So the Twitter campaign #RU4FairPay was launched to raise awareness as election day approaches.

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On This Day... in 1886, The Statue of Liberty Was Born

Statue of Liberty

Standing strongly and proudly in the New York Harbor, this American woman has been the icon for liberty and freedom since 1886 -- The Statue of Liberty.
 
Designed by Frederic Bartholdi, modeled after the Roman Goddess of Liberty, and completed in pieces, she was sent as a gift from the people of France. Just like many of our MAKERS, she has gone through a lot and is still standing. She has weathered storms, lightning, a suicide, corosion, yet still has greeted many immigrants arriving to this country through Ellis Island with grace and strength.
 

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Happy Birthday to MAKER Hillary Clinton!

Happy Birthday to MAKER Hillary Clinton!

Had Hillary Rodham Clinton “merely” attended Yale Law, served on the staff of the Senate Watergate Committee, become a respected children's rights advocate, been the first female partner at her law firm, been a mother, and served as First Lady of Arkansas, we would think of her as a leader. And yet she has by now spent two additional decades at the very heart of the national consciousness—as a sometimes-embattled First Lady, as a distinguished senator from New York, as a groundbreaking 2008 Presidential candidate, and now as the 67th Secretary of State.

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Inside the MAKERS Bay Area Screening

Inside the MAKERS Bay Area Screening

On a beautiful Tuesday evening, MAKERS visited Silicon Valley, hosting a gathering on the stunning grounds of the Rosewood Hotel in Menlo Park. Many of our Bay Area MAKERS mingled and met amidst the candlelit ambience. Stories were shared. Videos were watched. Tears were shed. Hugs were exchanged. Tweets were outpouring. Empowerment and inspiration filled the room. MAKER Gloria Steinem reminded everyone in the room to keep women's stories relevant. Our founding partner Simple Facial Skincare® shared just how meaningful MAKERS is to them.

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MAKERS Honors Spirit Day

MAKERS Honors Spirit Day

We couldn't dress our site in purple, but in honor of Spirit Day, a day in which people wear purple to show support for the LGBT youth whom have been victims of bullying, we've put together this playlist from some of our MAKERS sharing positivity for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.

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What is The Lilly Ledbetter Act?

What is The Lilly Ledbetter Act?

She was a speaker at the Democratic National Convention and was mentioned during the Presidential debate last night, so who is Lilly Ledbetter and why is her story important to women?

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Susan Cain, Amanda Haas, Sandra Cisneros, Elizabeth Blackburn and Amy Lehman Join MAKERS!

Susan Cain, Amanda Haas, Sandra Cisneros, Elizabeth Blackburn and Amy Lehman Join MAKERS!

Over the past three weeks, MAKERS has welcomed a handful of inspirational and groundbreaking women to the community. These new additions are masters in their fields, ranging from experts in the food industry to award-winning biologists.
 

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Categories: New MAKERS