Dena Simmons

Celebrating World Teachers' Day

There's no better time than World Teachers' Day to highlight some of the greatest le ons we've learned from our MAKERS who are champions in their fiel... Read More »

The Power of Being Surrounding By MAKERS

As a child growing up in the Bronx, what I knew of the world was limited to the city block where I lived. My two sisters and I spent much of our time... Read More »

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

Last week, MAKERS from all acro the country gathered in New York City to celebrate the upcoming documentary "MAKERS: Women Who Make America," which w... Read More »

MAKERS Celebrates Black History Month: What I Learned From My Mother

To mark the beginning of February's Black History Month, we wanted to dig a little deeper into the personal histories of some of our African American... Read More »

The Need for Health Care Advocates

Some mornings, I wake up sad, lost in thoughts about my twin sister, Dana, who has spent the past fifteen years suffering from a rare chronic illne c... Read More »

Handling Bullying in Schools

As a child growing up in the Bronx, violence was my neighbor. I saw it on the news, heard it through the walls of my apartment building, and felt it w... Read More »

We've Added Three New MAKERS

We’ve launched three new MAKERS today - we invite you to explore their incredible stories of perseverance, determination and strength.   Educator, Den... Read More »