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Dyllan McGee

Melinda Gates Talks #NoCeilings, Her Relationship with Bill, and Her Life's Mission at AOL BUILD

On Tuesday, Melinda Gates joined MAKERS executive producer Dyllan McGee for the AOL Build series to talk about her work empowering women and girls and celebrate the launch of her MAKERS profile.  Read More »

Tonight! The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

“The story of the African American people is the story of the settlement and growth of America itself, a universal tale that all people should experience,”  Henry Louis Gates, Jr. To the amazing MAKERS community, Read More »

Congratulations to the Royal Family!

Congratulations to the Royal Family on their new baby boy, Prince of Cambridge! Read More »

Letting Go and Holding On: A Father's Day Post from MAKERS Founder & Executive Producer's Father, Jerry McGee

For Father's Day, MAKERS invited Founder & Executive Producer Dyllan McGee's father, Jerry McGee, to write a post about being Dyllan's father.  Read More »

WATCH: Gloria Steinem's Advice to Young Women from the 92 St Y MAKERS Event

In the spirit of Women's History Month, MAKERS Gloria Steinem, Amy Richards, Anu Bhagwati and Reshma Saujani and Executive Producers Betsy West and Dyllan McGee participated in a lively panel before a packed house at the 92nd St Y in New York City last week. Read More »

WATCH: Meet MAKERS @Google

Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to speak at the Women @Google Summit, a gathering of Google executives who came together to network, exchange ideas, and learn. The group that gathered was incredibly supportive of what we’re doing with MAKERS. After my presentation, a number of people approached me and suggested great Google women I should interview about their contributions to the world through science and technology - women who have created startups, computer languages, world-class products, and even new fields of study.  Read More » Turns One Year Old!

It's our one year birthday! And we're so proud that as of today, shares the stories of more than 175 women, a number that will grow as we add new stories each week!   Read More »

Red Carpet Round-Up! Inside the Premiere of "MAKERS: Women Who Make America"

The red carpet premiere of the documentary "MAKERS: Women Who Make America" airing on PBS and proudly presented by AOL and Simple Facial Skincare put our incredible MAKERS in the spotlight. From icons of the Women's Movement like Gloria Steinem to newer faces like teen blogger Tavi Gevinson, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center was filled with some of the most groundbreaking women in America's last 50 years. 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 »