July 2014

Daily Five: What Do You See in the Mirror?

1. Get inspired with Misty Copeland's ode to strength. She's a MAKER, too! Read More »

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Finding My Way

An excerpt from Harilyn Rousso's memoir, Don't Call Me Inspirational: A Disabled Feminist Talks Back. Rousso is considered one of the "founding mothers" of the U.S. disabled women's movement. Read More »

Throwback Thursday: Bethany Hamilton Wins Pipeline Women's Pro

Three weeks after a shark took her left arm, Bethany Hamilton got back in the water. We celebrate her accomplishment this year. Read More »

Misty Copeland's Under Armour Ad Will Make You Feel Like Flying

She stands, calves flexed, poised on toe shoes. A voiceover reads a rejection letter listing her physical faults. It ends, pointedly: “You have the wrong body for ballet.”  Read More »

Birth Control is 100 Years Old: MAKERS Reflect On Its Evolution

Since Margaret Sanger coined the term birth control in 1914, contraception has revolutionized women's lives. See its evolution and hear about its importance from our MAKERS. Read More »

Daily Five: Appreciating Hillary Clinton and Emily Brontë

1. A great response to #WomenAgainstFeminism. We still live in a world where gender matters. Read More »

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Daily Five: Meet the Woman Behind 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

1. Tech's ugly gender problem. Where a VC can say he doesn't invest in women. Read More »

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Football Star Sam Gordon is Back on the Field

After a year's hiatus to make the Olympic Development soccer team, Sam Gordon is back to football. We revisit her talk at the MAKERS Conference.  Read More »

Daily Five: Cats Against Feminism and Taking Action Against Street Harassment

Plus mandated paid leave for new mothers and a new lightning-sharp female action hero. Read More »

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