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Hidden Figures

MAKERS Nominates You: Discover and Share Some of History's Hidden Figures Just in Time for the Oscars

Do you have an untold story? Share it with us on the MAKERS Stories app, then nominate a friend to do the same. #BEBOLD and tell us, #WhatsYourStory? Read More »

"Hidden Figures" Wins Outstanding Performance By a Cast at SAG Awards

On Sunday night, Hollywood celebrated Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Taraji P. Read More »

"Hidden Figures" Is Inspiring Hundreds of Girls to Pursue STEM

After a four-hour event that featured a special presentation of "Hidden Figures," followed by speeches from successful women in science-based fields, 180 female students ranging from fifth to 12th grade walked out of a theater in Seattle excited to pursue future careers in science, technology, en Read More »

Octavia Spencer Honors Mother By Treating Low-Income Families to "Hidden Figures" Screening On MLK Weekend

"Hidden Figures"┬ástar Octavia Spencer generously bought out the Friday 8pm showing of her film at a Baldwin Hills movie theatre in Los Angeles for low-income families, People Read More »

With the Help From "Hidden Figures," More Girls Want to Be Like Katherine Johnson

With $22.8 million in ticket sales, the women of "Hidden Figures" were far from being overlooked in box office Read More »

2017 Golden Globes Nominees and Winners Predictions: These Women All Deserve Best Actress Awards

With the upcoming Golden Globes on Sunday, it's fun to speculate who will be taking home those coveted gold statuettes. Read More »

Here's What You Need to Know About the Real Women Behind the 'Hidden Figures' Movie

Inspired by a true story, "Hidden Figures" reveals the history of three of the African-American women who calculated the "important mathematical data n Read More »