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MAKERS Behind The Scenes

WATCH: Gloria Steinem's Advice to Young Women from the 92 St Y MAKERS Event

In the spirit of Women's History Month, MAKERS Gloria Steinem, Amy Richards, Anu Bhagwati and Reshma Saujani and Executive Producers Betsy West and Dyllan McGee participated in a lively panel before a packed house at the 92nd St Y in New York City last week. Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Live Round-Up of Reactions to "MAKERS: Women Who Make America"

The enthusiasm leading up to the PBS broadcast premiere of MAKERS: Women Who Make America was certainly apparent prior to the film's broadcast premiere, but it's jumped to a whole new level now that it's aired! Read More »

I Am Woman—Thoughts From MAKERS Executive Producer

I am part of a generation of women who owe a lot to the MAKERS. When we were growing up, our mothers had few options for interesting work outside the family. By the time I was looking for a job as a journalist in the mid-70’s, media organizations were actually looking for women like me! Read More »

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How MAKERS Changed Me - Thoughts From a Man Working On MAKERS

I’d like to think that as the only man on the MAKERS production team, I changed the direction of the project, but I doubt that’s true – or at least not the whole truth.  I was changed far more by MAKERS than it was changed by me. Read More »

WATCH: Exclusive Video - Meet the Team Behind MAKERS: Women Who Make America

It takes a village. And our plan has been to create the largest collection of women's stories ever assembled and share the stories across both television and the internet. A lofty goal. A project as large as MAKERS requires the help, creativity, and passion of a long list of people and organizations. MAKERS.com has lived online since February of last year but the idea to make a film about the women's movement lived in Founder Dyllan McGee's mind for eight years. With the television broadcast of the film "MAKERS: Women Who Make America" airing this Tuesday February 26th on PBS, we thought we'd introduce you to some of the key behind-the-scene players who helped "MAKE" the documentary and MAKERS.com come to life. Read More »

WATCH: Exclusive Interviews from the MAKERS Red Carpet

The excitement on the MAKERS: Women Who Make America red carpet was palpable. Read More »

Red Carpet Round-Up! Inside the Premiere of "MAKERS: Women Who Make America"

The red carpet premiere of the documentary "MAKERS: Women Who Make America" airing on PBS and proudly presented by AOL and Simple Facial Skincare put our incredible MAKERS in the spotlight. From icons of the Women's Movement like Gloria Steinem to newer faces like teen blogger Tavi Gevinson, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center was filled with some of the most groundbreaking women in America's last 50 years. Read More »

Inside The MAKERS Boston Screening

On Tuesday Nov. 20, two days before Thanksgiving, MAKERS gathered in Boston's WGBH theater to celebrate the upcoming premiere of the documentary MAKERS: Women Who Make America. Read More »

Inside the Next MAKERS Awards Party

To celebrate the Next MAKERS announcement, MAKERS gathered friends, media, and several New York City MAKERS at the Gramercy Park Hotel to welcome the Next MAKERS with hugs, conversation, and a lot of wisdom. Read More »

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