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Kirsten Gillibrand

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Calls for Increased Funding to Combat Hate Crimes

While hate crimes have never ceased to exist, their recent escalation in the United States has introduced a long overdue call to action. Read More »

Here's How MAKERS Madeleine Albright, Melinda Gates, and Kirsten Gillibrand Govern Like Feminists

While feminism has been a widespread movement for much of the United States' history, the movement seems (now more than ever) to be growing stronger as an increasing number of men jump on the bandwagon and women take leadership roles. Read More »

Julianna Margulies on the 10 Women Who Have Changed Her Life

Each month we ask one amazing woman: So who's made you you? Here, Good Wife star Julianna Margulies makes her list. Read More »

Six Senators’ Unconventional Paths to Politics

These six Senators found their way to politics via high-powered lawyer jobs, military command, and campaign management. If you eventually want to run for office, let their stories assure you: as different as it may be, you’re probably on the right path. Read More »

5 Views on Job Flexibility

We began a conversation last month about whether or not “women can have it all.” Is it possible for a woman to achieve a balance between her career ambition and her ambitions at home without becoming an emotional pretzel? Read More »

New MAKERS: Violet Palmer, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Anu Bhagwati

If you’re an avid follower of MAKERS, you might already know that we launched three new sets of interviews today. Read More »