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The 2017 MAKERS Conference: Jill Soloway

Creator of "Transparent," Jill Soloway, speaks at The 2017 MAKERS Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. NEXT: Get to Know Jill Soloway » Read More »

The 2017 MAKERS Conference Welcome Video

MAKERS brings together hundreds of trailblazing leaders, inviting everyone to #BEBOLD at its third conference that shines a light on issues ranging from violence against women to inclusion of men — ultimately creating a bold agenda that flips the script and creates lasting impact. Read More »

Jane Fonda Returned to Her Activist Roots for Her 79th Birthday

MAKER Jane Fonda turned 79 years old this December, but the actress did not sit idly by as she celebrated another year of her legendary life. Read More »

Inside London's Feminist Library, Which Faces Eviction

London’s Feminist Library is teeming with feminist literature, radical pamphlets, academic texts on womanhood and also faces eviction from its premises. Read More »

Six Important Quotes From London’s Feminist Solidarity Festival

Intersectional, varied and empowering are just three words to describe London’s Fourth Wave Feminist Activists. Read More »

Meet 9 Incredible Women Who Grew Up In East London

Christine Ohuruogu (Pictured above) Read More »

Meet Sisters Uncut, The UK’s Most Disruptive Feminist Activists

Sisters Uncut, who chant catchy slogans and dance to Rihanna and Beyoncé at their protests are the UK’s most exciting, media-savvy, direct action group. Comprising cis, trans, non-binary and all other self-identifying women, the Sisters fight for the rights for survivors of domestic abuse. Read More »

Young UK Activists Beyond the Headlines

Last week Jaha Dukureh, an American-Gambian activist, was named one of the world’s most influential leaders by TIME magazine alongside celebrities, moguls, and world leaders like John Kerry, Angela Merkel, and Aung San Suu Kyi.  Read More »

This Muslim Woman Just Turned Hate Tweets Into an Inspiring Deed

Australian academic, talk show host and prominent figure in the country's Muslim community Dr. Susan Carland is taking dutiful action against the incessant bullying she experiences daily on Twitter.  Read More »

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