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On This Day In Women's History

Marian Anderson Contralto

"Women have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven't been a part of history." - Gloria Steinem Read More »

Happy Birthday, Maya Angelou! 12 Quotes to Celebrate a Legend's Impact.

Maya Angelou Quotes

Today MAKERS wishes renowned poet and author, Dr. Maya Angelou, a very happy birthday! Through her writing and activism, Angelou has inspired generations to move boldly through a world filled with beauty; sometimes we just have to find it or make it ourselves.   Read More »

This Is What 80 Looks Like: Gloria Steinem Through the Years

Gloria Steinem 80th Birthday

Happy 80th birthday, Gloria Steinem! She's been the public conscience on issues of equality and social justice, but today is all about celebrating Gloria's legacy and incredible work. Read More »

My #MAKERShero: Gloria Steinem

My #MAKERShero: Gloria Steinem

(Left to right: Amy Richards, Sheryl Sandberg, Dyllan McGee and Gloria Steinem) Read More »

A Very Special 80th Birthday Video to Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem 80th Birthday

Along her journey, Gloria Steinem has been a controversial, good-humored, and inescapable public conscience on issues of equality and social justice, and while doing so, has touched the lives of countless people. Read More »

Happy 80th Birthday, Gloria Steinem!

Gloria Steinem 80th birthday infographic

There's no simple way to celebrate an icon like Gloria Steinem. Read More »

21 Gloria Steinem Quotes

Gloria Steinem turns 80

On March 25, 2014, Gloria Steinem, the groundbreaking writer, lecturer, editor and activist, who's been looked to as the popular face of the women's movement for over four decades, celebrates her 80th birthday. Read More »

50 Years of Women In Space (Photo Gallery)

Sally Ride

In the early 1960s, a group of women known as the First Lady Astronaut Trainees (FLATs), and also known as the "Mercury 13", trained to become astronauts for America's first human spaceflight program. The program was created by Dr. Read More »

Remembering 9-11 in a Foreign Land: The Importance of Continuing to Tell Our Stories

Remembering 9-11 in a Foreign Land

Since surviving 9-11 as a first responder (New York City fire officer), I have only been away from New York City a couple of times on the anniversary of 9-11. The first time (probably five years after) I was in Indiana at a family reunion. But I felt really disconnected from my family members. Read More »

On This Day 1999: Where Were You When Mia Hamm Led Team to World Cup Victory?

On This Day 1999: Where Were You When Mia Hamm Led Team to World Cup Victory?

Even as the world saw her as best all-around women's soccer player, Mia Hamm doubted herself when her coach told her she was to take a penalty shot that could possibly break the tie between the U.S. and China in the shootout of the final 1999 World Cup match. Read More »

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