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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

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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

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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

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My #MAKERShero: Gloria Steinem

My #MAKERShero: Gloria Steinem

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

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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

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Happy 80th Birthday, Gloria Steinem!

Gloria Steinem 80th birthday infographic

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Win A Signed Copy of Linda Fairstein's Next Release, Death Angel!

Win A Signed Copy of Linda Fairstein's Next Release, Death Angel!

MAKER Linda Fairstein may be the groundbreaking Manhattan District Attorney who paved the way sex crimes units across the country would work to solve cases and protect victims, but she also happens to be an internationally best-s Read More

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Letting Go and Holding On: A Father's Day Post from MAKERS Founder & Executive Producer's Father, Jerry McGee

Letting Go and Holding On: A Father's Day Post from MAKERS Founder & Executive Producer's Father, Jerry McGee

For Father's Day, MAKERS invited Founder & Executive Producer Dyllan McGee's father, Jerry McGee, to write a post about being Dyllan's father.  Read More

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What Memorial Day Means to Me

What Memorial Day Means to Me

At the ripe old age of 10, I declared to my parents that I was going to follow in my father's footsteps and serve in the military. Read More

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Memorial Day: The History of American Women in the Armed Forces

Memorial Day: The History of American Women in the Armed Forces

As much as Memorial Day is about spending time with family and friends, it's also a time to honor those who gave their lives serving in the United States Armed Forces.  Read More

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MAKERS Celebrates Nora Ephron with 5 Quotes

MAKERS Celebrates Nora Ephron with 5 Quotes

Writer and director Nora Ephron was a true multimedia force who influenced countless people with her wonderful wit and big-hearted storytelling. Read More

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Happy Mother's Day! 10 Quotes From MAKERS On Their Mothers

Mother's Day Quotes

Happy Mother's Day! MAKERS is happy to take this opportunity to honor what it means to be a mother and the impact mothers and motherhood have on the incredible women who make up MAKERS.com.  Read More

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On This Day In Women's History: May 10th

On This Day In Women's History: May 10th

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

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On This Day In Women's History: May 7th

On This Day In Women's History: May 7th

As Gloria Steinem said, "Women have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven't been a part of history." MAKERS wants to fill in that gap little by little. We'll start with looking back one day at a time with Today In Women's History. Read More

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On This Day In Women's History: May 3rd

On This Day In Women's History: May 3rd

As Gloria Steinem said, "Women have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven't been a part of history." MAKERS wants to fill in that gap little by little. We'll start with one day. Today.   Read More

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20th Anniversary of Take Our Daughters to Work Day: Its History & Success

20th Anniversary of Take Our Daughters to Work Day: Its History & Success

Today is the 20th anniversary of Take Our Daughters to Work Day. Read More

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