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April 2013

Congratulations to MAKERS Excellence in Education Award Winner!

We are pleased to announced the winner of the MAKERS Excellence in Education Award. Congratulations to... Read More »

20th Anniversary of Take Our Daughters to Work Day: Its History & Success

Today is the 20th anniversary of Take Our Daughters to Work Day. Read More »

A Message from MAKERS Founder, Dyllan McGee

To our MAKERS community, Read More »


11 Female Film Characters Who Were Ahead of Their Time

Film is an art form that welcomes the opportunity to showcase stories, fiction or real, that would have otherwise remained untold. We may not realize it while we're watching movies, but so many characters ahead of their times can have such an extraordinary impact Read More »

Equal Pay Day: Continuing Lilly Ledbetter's Fight

Today, April 9, 2013, is National Equal Pay Day, created in 2006 to help raise awareness of the wage gap. The day reflects how far into the current year women must work to match what men earned in the previous year. Our own MAKER Lilly Ledbetter waged a personal battle for equal pay that led to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Act in 2009, a huge step in the right direction for equal gender pay!   Read More »

Margaret Thatcher: A Great Dame

We lost a true champion of liberty today. Lady Margaret Thatcher passed away at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke. Read More »

Overcoming Violence: 5 MAKERS Talk About Protecting Women

  As you may know, April is Sexual Assault Awareness month, a month dedicated to taking a stance to prevent sexual violence. As the country continues to make strides in the right direction, we are proud that five of our own MAKERS have made incredible efforts to protect women and raise awareness.    Read More »

Mad Women: 1968 in Women's History

This Sunday, AMC's Mad Men returns for its sixth season and takes off in America's transformative year of 1968. Read More »

Which Incredible Women Inspire Allison Williams? She Shares Her MAKERS Playlist!

I’ve spent a lot of time watching one inspiring story after another, so I thought I'd share some of my favorites with you in MAKERS very first ever playlist.  Read More »

Welcome New MAKERS Eleanor Holmes Norton, Mia Herndon, Marie Wilson, and Diahann Carroll!

In case you missed it, here's a chance to catch up with the wonderful group of new MAKERS March brought in. The four amazing women who joined our community are Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, actress Diahann Carroll, women's activist Marie Wilson, and feminist organizer Mia Herndon.   Read More »