March 2013

MAKING HISTORY: Tavi Gevinson Becomes Editor-in-Chief of Rookie at Age 15

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Geraldine Ferraro Nominated for Vice President

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: The Lilly Ledbetter Act

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Catharine MacKinnon Works to Legally Define Sexual Harassment

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Sandra Day O'Connor Becomes First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Sheryl Sandberg Talks "Lean In" with MAKERS

Sheryl Sandberg's book is not only a New York Times Bestseller but also an Amazon Bestseller!  Last week, we had the opportunity to catch up with MAKE... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Gloria Steinem Creates Ms. Magazine

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Barbara Burns, Coal Miner, Wins Landmark Sexual Harassment Case

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

Happy Birthday, Gloria Steinem! Enjoy our MAKERS Playlist!

It's Gloria Steinem's birthday, and we thought we'd celebrate by letting our MAKERS share their personal stories of the feminist leader. So, enjoy as... Read More »

My Friend Gloria Steinem

"She from the get-go said to me, 'what you have to say matters.' I think that makes each of us in some ways a better person." I first met Gloria Stein... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Violet Palmer Becomes First Woman to Ref an NBA Game

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: France Córdova Becomes First Female Chief Scientist at NASA

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Sara Hurwitz Becomes First Female Orthodox Rabbi

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Cathy Comic Debuts

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Billie Beats Bobby

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Ellen DeGeneres Portrays First-Ever Gay Lead Character On Television

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

A Reminder of Where We Came From and What We Still Need to Do

I’ll tell you the truth, I watched the PBS documentary "MAKERS: Women Who Make America" because one of our top staffers at the AFL-CIO and Working Ame... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Ruth Simmons Becomes First African American Ivy League School President

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Barbara Walters Co-Anchors Network Evening News

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Women's Rights Project

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

Happy 80th Birthday, Ruth Bader Ginsburg! 9 Wise & Witty Quotes from the Legal Pioneer

It's Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's eightieth birthday today, and we thought we'd celebrate her extraordinary life and incredible career by sharing som... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Murphy Brown Stirs Up a Presidential Election

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Becomes First Latina in Congress

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Judy Blume Writes About Puberty... and Menstruation

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Nancy Pelosi Becomes First Female Speaker of the House

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

Pages