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Earth Day: 5 MAKERS Paving the Way in Sustainable Eating

Earth Day Sustainability

Today the world celebrates Earth Day, and while there are so many ways to think about helping the environment, five of our own MAKERS remind us about the one thing we can all relate to: food.   Read More

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Overcoming Violence: 5 MAKERS Talk About Protecting Women

5 Views on Violence

  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

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Mad Women: 1968 in Women's History

Mad Women 1968

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

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MAKERS Celebrates Black History Month: Looking Forward

MAKERS Celebrates Black History Month: Looking Forward

During February's Black History Month, we've explored the personal histories of some of our African American MAKERS by looking at the mothers who taught them about strength and the instinct to follow their hearts that led them to who they would become. Today, on the last day of February, instead of looking back, we're looking at 5 African American MAKERS who talk about changing the future.   Read More

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5 Views on Job Flexibility

5 Views on Job Flexibility

We began a conversation last month about whether or not “women can have it all.” Is it possible for a woman to achieve a balance between her career ambition and her ambitions at home without becoming an emotional pretzel? Read More

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FilmMAKERS: 5 Views on Women in Film-- Past, Present and Future

FilmMAKERS: 5 Views on Women in Film-- Past, Present and Future

The pinnacle of awards season is The Academy Awards, celebrating the year's achievements in film. At MAKERS, we think this is the perfect time to honor women in film who have proved themselves leaders and innovators in the industry. While there is much debate about the ratio of men to women when it comes to awards in the film industry, there is absolutely no question about the impact women have made on the past and future of filmmaking. Today's playlist features thoughts on the past, present and future for women in film from MAKERS (and also filmMAKERS) Nora Ephron, Diane English, Miranda July, Sara Lamm, and Tiffany Shlain. Read More

MAKERS Celebrates Black History Month: What I Learned From My Mother

Dena Simmons, Ursula Burns, Olivia Joy Stinson, Alice Walker, Malika Saada Saar

To mark the beginning of February's Black History Month, we wanted to dig a little deeper into the personal histories of some of our African American MAKERS. For many of us, our history begins with our mothers. So, in today's MAKERS playlist, 5 MAKERS who have made impacts in fields from humans rights and education to literature and business, talk about the women who taught them about strength: their mothers. Read More

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5 Views on Facing Adversity

5 Views on Facing Adversity

  Whether it’s losing a competition, facing abuse, enduring a death of a loved one, surviving an assault—transforming difficult situations can be overwhelming. Many of our MAKERS have also faced extraordinary adversity. We decided to let them tell you in their own words how they faced and overcame the challenging moments in their lives. Read More

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5 Views on Work-Life Balance

5 Views on Work-Life Balance

An article written by Ann-Marie Slaughter for The Atlantic spawned a debate on whether it is possible for women to develop a balance between work and life. Read More

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5 Views on Title IX

Billie Jean King, Dr. Susan Love, France Cordova, Vivian Stringer

Title IX celebrates its 40th anniversary this Saturday, and we have been taking this opportunity to examine the lasting impact of this groundbreaking legislation. Read More

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Five Views on Dads & Daughters

Brandon Holley, Martha Stewart, Condoleezza Rice, Shirley Tilghman

How is a woman influenced by the relationship she has with her father? Read More

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5 Views on Coming Out

Ellen DeGeneres, Kara Swisher, Dr. Susan Love, Billie Jean King, Charlotte Bunch

Coming out as gay is an inherently public act, but the events and emotions that lead to being open about your sexual orientation, are often kept very private. Read More

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5 Views on Current Challenges Facing Women

5 Views on Current Challenges Facing Women

We asked our MAKERS their thoughts on the current challenges facing young women today. Many mentioned the lack of women in science and technology, while others stressed the importance of establishing a paid parental leave in the United States. Read More

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5 Views On Women in Tech

5 Views On Women in Tech

We’ve made a playlist of some of the top female leaders in tech and business, each with their own opinion on the gender gap in technology. Read More

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5 Views on Women's Health

Kris Carr, Byllye Avery, Boston Women's Health Collective, Eve Ensler, Dr. Susan

Mother’s Day kicked off Women’s Health Week for 2012, an annual, weeklong event to shed light on health issues affecting women. Read More

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5 Views on Mothers

5 Views on Mothers

This week, leading up to Mother’s Day on Sunday, we’re celebrating the maternal bond, featuring content focusing on the lessons imparted by mothers and maternal figures. Read More

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5 Views On Choosing a Career

MAKERS, DeGeneres, Faith Ringgold, Barbara Walters, Brenda Berkman, Condoleezza

For Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day, MAKERS brings you 5 Views on Choosing a Career. Read More

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5 Views on Forging Change

Billie Jean King, Brenda Berkman, Eve Ensler, Charlotte Bunch, Jane Chen

This week for 5 Views, we’re talking about forging change.  Read More

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5 Views on Poetry & Prose

5 Views on Poetry & Prose

For National Poetry Month, we bring you 5 Views on Poetry and Prose. In this playlist, we follow the creation of a literary piece, from pen to publication, to tell a story about artistic expression and authorship. Read More

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