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February 2014

The 86th Academy Awards: The gender breakdown

The Academy Awards are an exciting event, not only for people in the film industry, but also for its spectators. Read More »


At The MAKERS Conference, the audience viewed this unique mashup video that exposes how MAKERS really feel about 50% of the population--men!  Read More »

Tags: Men


What does the "F" word mean to you?  Why has its meaning become so complicated? Watch this mashup video of MAKERS sharing their take on feminism.   Read More »

Tags: Feminism

African American Women's Firsts: Part Two (Photo Gallery)

The MAKERS mission is to assemble the largest collection of women's stories ever. Read More »

The Music From the MAKERS Conference

The MAKERS Conference may be over, but the experience has stayed with us. You can revisit what the speakers brought to the stage in our live blog, but we thought it'd also be nice to revisit a different piece of the conference, as well: the music. Read More »

20 Memorable quotes from The MAKERS Conference

A lot of powerful words were spoken at The MAKERS Conference by the incredible thought-leaders who presented over the course of its three days. Here's a selection of 20 memorable quotes to keep with you. Read More »

25 Memorable photos from The MAKERS Conference

It has been one incredible week.  Click on the gallery above to see some of the most memorable moments at The MAKERS Conference.   Read More »

Helping to set the agenda: Photo highlights of The MAKERS Conference speakers

It was an action-packed day here at The MAKERS Conference.  We've heard from an incredible lineup of speakers so far.  Click on the gallery above to see who joined us today. Read More »

Gabrielle Giffords: Resilience in the face of violence

Former US Representative Gabrielle Giffords became known for her resilience in the face of violence after a shooting at a local event that left six dead and Giffords with severe brain injuries. Just eight months after the incident, in August 2011, Giffords made an appearance back in Congress. Read More »

Mae Jemison, Cady Coleman and Maria Klawe: How to get more women in STEM

"The technical women stand out as some of the most undertold stories," begins Google's Megan Smith before sitting down with three of those techincal women: astronauts Mae Jemison and Cady Coleman and Harvey Mudd's Maria Klawe. Read More »