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MAKERS at London's Ad Week

//Tune in LIVE to watch some of the U.K.'s most powerful women take the stage on Monday, March 20, at 12:15pm EST// Join AOL with Karen Blackett, Ruth... Read More »

Alesha Dixon Designs for Good

Alesha Dixon shot to fame as a member of Mis-Teeq, an all-woman R&B/Garage group which scored hits like “All I Want", "Why?” and “One Night Stand”. No... Read More »

9 Online Resources To Get Girls And Women Into STEM

Ada Lovelace was a mathematician and is known as the foremother of computing, and earlier this week, her works and lives were commemorated by Ada Love... Read More »

Forced Marriage, A Reality For So Many Girls Across The Globe

“I feel really ble ed that I am having a baby. But I am a child raising a child,” Sahar* is 14, and lives in Lebanon. At 13, she was forced to marry a... Read More »

The Best British Actresses of All Time

We'll never forget our favorite film — or the leading lady who starred in it.  British actre es in particular are in a league of their own: they flawl... Read More »

Here’s How A Women’s Magazine Might Be Saving Lives

Five years on from the closure of the News of the World, its legacy is chiefly of widespread phone-hacking. The anniversary - on 10th July - of its fi... Read More »

The Fascinating Story Behind The Ladies Bridge

Few people are aware that Waterloo Bridge, one of the most walked upon bridges in London, was built by a predominantly female workforce. The iconic, s... Read More »

Everyday MAKERS: Who Inspires You?

Anyone can be a role model, and often, it's the people in our everyday lives who inspire us and shape us like no one else can. Think of the mum battli... Read More »

MAKERS UK Cause Spotlight: Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys grew up with a working mother, a paralegal, who “worked hard … worked long” and who gave her daughter the indefatigable work ethic which,... Read More »

Inside London's Feminist Library, Which Faces Eviction

London’s Feminist Library is teeming with feminist literature, radical pamphlets, academic texts on womanhood and also faces eviction from its premise... Read More »

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