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Education

Did You Know Marie Curie Got Her Start at a Secret Women's University?

Scientist Marie Curie would have absolutely been a MAKER — her scientific research in the 19th century has forever changed the way we see the world. But the renowned mother of modern physics and radioactivity had an educational history that many don't know about. Read More »

Your Ultimate Back-to-School Guide

As summer winds down and school season approaches, we're making the transition easier by offering you the ultimate guide to help you prepare for the first day of classes. Read More »

Malala Yousafzai Speaks to Sold-Out Crowd in Omaha: "Education Is Something Worth Fighting For"

CenturyLink Center was packed on Monday with about 3,500 people in attendance to see Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai speak. Read More »

Angelina Jolie Can Now Add Professor to Her Resume

By Meredith Lepore Is there anything Angelina Jolie can't do? Read More »

MAKERS Takes Action in Support of First Lady Michelle Obama and the Let Girls Learn Initiative by Announcing New Anthem "This Is For My Girls"

Today, MAKERS takes action in response to a call to action by First Lady Michelle Obama in support of Let Girls Learn with the release of the brand new song “This Is For My Girls.” Let Girls Learn is a U.S. Read More »

Michelle Obama Celebrates International Women's Day with Let Girls Learn

On Tuesday, Let Girls Learn hosted a massive event at Union Market in Washington D.C., in celebration of International Women's Day where First Lady Michelle Obama took the stage. Read More »

Amal Clooney Just Launched a Wonderful Scholarship for Women

By Meredith Lepore It didn't seem like Amal Clooney could get any more perfect, but we think she just did. Read More »

10 Times Michelle Obama Gave the Best Advice to Young Girls

First Lady Michelle Obama is working hard to "open doors to education" for girls around the world. While traveling the world to speak out about her education initiatives, she has shared some wise pieces of wisdom for young girls. Read More »

Get to Know Global Education Activist Sarah Brown

Sarah Brown is a passionate advocate for global education and health issues and her work brings together the worlds of business, philanthropy, social media, and charity campaigning. Read More »

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