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Aileen Hernandez

Women Who Fought for Our Equality

Some of the courageous women who have argued for better safety, fair pay, and reproductive rights. Read More »

NOW's 47th Anniversary: Celebrating Its Founders and Early Members

On June 30, 1966, 28 women attending the Third National Conference of State Commissions on the Status of Women had had enough. Read More »

Closer Look at TCA's "MAKERS: Women Who Make America" Panel

MAKERS and PBS were recently featured in a Television Critics' Association (TCA) panel on the upcoming documentary MAKERS: Women Who Make America, the documentary which traces the last 50 years of the women’s moveme Read More »

5 MAKERS Share Stories of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy is a powerful and far-reaching one, extending way beyond his short life. His leadership moved a generation to do something bigger than themselves, including five MAKERS who transformed the world as groundbreakers in their own right. From seeing him on television to meeting him face-to-face, see how King impacted these five MAKERS' determination to make change.      Read More »

Aileen Hernandez, Susan Brownmiller, Carol Gilligan, Malika Saada Saar and Julia Kaganskiy Join MAKERS!

We welcomed five new MAKERS community recently. Joining the creative women currently in our collection, author Susan Brownmiller, psychologist and writer Carol Gilligan and Global Editor of The Creators Project Julia Kaganskiy all joined the MAKERS family. As for additional role models who excel with their leadership skills,  former President of the National Organization for Women Aileen Hernandez and Executive Director of the Human Rights Project for Girls Malika Saada Saar also joined the ranks. Read More »

Inside the MAKERS Bay Area Screening

On a beautiful Tuesday evening, MAKERS visited Silicon Valley, hosting a gathering on the stunning grounds of the Rosewood Hotel in Menlo Park. Many of our Bay Area MAKERS mingled and met amidst the candlelit ambience. Stories were shared. Videos were watched. Tears were shed. Read More »