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WATCH: Exclusive Interviews from the MAKERS Red Carpet

The excitement on the MAKERS: Women Who Make America red carpet was palpable. Read More »

MAKERS Celebrates Black History Month: Following Your Heart

We're nearly halfway through February's Black History Month, and we continue with our closer look at the personal histories of some of our African American MAKERS by revisiting the stories of five groundbreaking women who followed their hearts despite skeptical onlookers and went on to pursue incredible careers. In today's MAKERS playlist, five MAKERS, a college basketball coach, a former Secretary of State, a president of an Ivy League university, a trailblazing publisher, and an NBA referee share stories of career perseverence and determination.   Read More »

More From the Red Carpet! So Many MAKERS at the "MAKERS: Women Who Make America" Premiere

Last week, MAKERS from all across the country gathered in New York City to celebrate the upcoming documentary "MAKERS: Women Who Make America," which will air on PBS February 26 8PM EST (check local listings).   While we personally think there's nothing more exciting than sitting down to peruse through the stories on MAKERS.com, we have to admit, actually being among all these incredible women in one place, was a totally different and wonderful experience. Read More »

StyleList Reports From the "MAKERS: Women Who Make America" Red Carpet

Our sister site StyleList was on the red carpet for the MAKERS: Women Who Make America premiere at Lincoln Center last night. Here's what they had to say! Read More »