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MAKING HISTORY: Tavi Gevinson Becomes Editor-in-Chief of Rookie at Age 15

Tavi Gevinson MAKING History

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Read More

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MAKING HISTORY: Geraldine Ferraro Nominated for Vice President

Geraldine Ferraro MAKING History

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we feature Geraldine Ferraro who made history as the first female Vice Presidential candidate to represent a major American political party. Read More

MAKING HISTORY: The Lilly Ledbetter Act

Lilly Ledbetter MAKING History

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we highlight Lilly Ledbetter and her activism that led to the passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act in 2009. Read More

MAKING HISTORY: Catharine MacKinnon Works to Legally Define Sexual Harassment

Catharine MacKinnon Making History

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we look back to Catharine MacKinnon's revolutionary legal argument that would successfully define "sexual harassment." Read More

MAKING HISTORY: Sandra Day O'Connor Becomes First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Sandra Day O'Connor MAKING History

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Read More

MAKING HISTORY: Gloria Steinem Creates Ms. Magazine

Gloria Steinem

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we celebrate Gloria Steinem and the founding of the groundbreaking magazine, Ms. Read More

MAKING HISTORY: Barbara Burns, Coal Miner, Wins Landmark Sexual Harassment Case

Barbara Burns MAKING History

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we highlight coal miner Barbara Burns and the landmark sexual harassment case she pursued and won. Read More

MAKING HISTORY: Violet Palmer Becomes First Woman to Ref an NBA Game

Violet Palmer MAKING HIstory

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we celebrate Violet Palmer, the first female NBA referee! Read More

MAKING HISTORY: France Córdova Becomes First Female Chief Scientist at NASA

MAKING HISTORY: France Córdova Becomes First Female Chief Scientist at NASA

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we highlight the first female Chief Scientist at NASA, France Córdova. Read More

MAKING HISTORY: Sara Hurwitz Becomes First Female Orthodox Rabbi

MAKING HISTORY: Sara Hurwitz Becomes First Female Orthodox Rabbi

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we spotlight the first female Orthodox Rabbi, Sara Hurwitz. Read More

MAKING HISTORY: Cathy Comic Debuts

MAKING HISTORY: Cathy Comic Debuts

  In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we celebrate Cathy Guisewite and her comic "Cathy," the first widely syndicated cartoon written by a woman! Read More

MAKING HISTORY: Billie Beats Bobby

MAKING HISTORY: Billie Beats Bobby

  In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we highlight Billie Jean King and her unforgettable win over Bobby Riggs in 1973's "Battle of the Sexes." Read More

MAKING HISTORY: Ellen DeGeneres Portrays First-Ever Gay Lead Character On Television

MAKING HISTORY: Ellen DeGeneres Portrays First-Ever Gay Lead Character On Television

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we highlight Ellen DeGeneres who portrayed the first-ever gay lead character on a television show. Read More

MAKING HISTORY: Ruth Simmons Becomes First African American Ivy League School President

MAKING HISTORY: Ruth Simmons Becomes First African American Ivy League School President

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we highlight Ruth Simmons, the first African American woman to become president of an Ivy League  Read More

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MAKING HISTORY: Barbara Walters Co-Anchors Network Evening News

MAKING HISTORY: Barbara Walters Co-Anchors Network Evening News

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we look back to the first time a woman co-anchored the network news, Barbara Walters. Read More

MAKING HISTORY: Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Women's Rights Project

MAKING HISTORY: Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Women's Rights Project

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we spotlight the formation of the ACLU's Women's Rights Project co-founded by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Read More

MAKING HISTORY: Murphy Brown Stirs Up a Presidential Election

Diane English MAKING History

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we look back to 1992 when Diane English's Murphy Brown inadvertently caused a big stir in the presidential election after English's main character's "family values" were folded into the national conversation. Read More

MAKING HISTORY: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Becomes First Latina in Congress

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen MAKING HISTORY

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we honor the first Latina and Cuban American elected to United States Congress, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. Read More

MAKING HISTORY: Judy Blume Writes About Puberty... and Menstruation

MAKING HISTORY: Judy Blume Writes About Puberty... and Menstruation

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we celebrate beloved author Judy Blume! Read More

MAKING HISTORY: Nancy Pelosi Becomes First Female Speaker of the House

MAKING HISTORY: Nancy Pelosi Becomes First Female Speaker of the House

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we honor the woman who became the first female Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi.   Read More

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