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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. Read More »

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12 Quotes to Celebrate Maya Angelou

Today MAKERS honors renowned poet and author, Dr. Maya Angelou. Through her writing and activism, Angelou has inspired generations to move boldly in the face of adversity.   Read More »

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 »

7 Things You Should Know About Nellie Bly

If you happened to miss Tuesday's Google Doodle celebrating Nellie Bly's birthday, Read More »

5 MAKERS Paving the Way in Sustainable Eating

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 »

Happy Birthday Rosa Parks! Beverly Guy-Sheftall Shares What You May Not Know About Her

MAKER Beverly Guy-Sheftall, one of the leading African-American feminist scholars of our time, shared with MAKERS how the civil rights heroine Rosa Parks, most known for taking a seat, had actually been standing up for many issues for years, and was even more remarkable than you may know. Read More »

One Stowaway and the History of Women in War

While we remember the invasion of Normandy, MAKERS looks back on the women who have waged their own war against the barriers of the armed forces. Read More »

On This Day In Women's History

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

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

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

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

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