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MAKERS: Women Who Make America

A Reminder of Where We Came From and What We Still Need to Do

I’ll tell you the truth, I watched the PBS documentary "MAKERS: Women Who Make America" because one of our top staffers at the AFL-CIO and Working America, Karen Nussbaum, was in it.  I’m so glad I 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 »

MAKERS.com Turns One Year Old!

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

EXCLUSIVE: Live Round-Up of Reactions to "MAKERS: Women Who Make America"

The enthusiasm leading up to the PBS broadcast premiere of MAKERS: Women Who Make America was certainly apparent prior to the film's broadcast premiere, but it's jumped to a whole new level now that it's aired! Read More »

How MAKERS Changed Me - Thoughts From a Man Working On MAKERS

I’d like to think that as the only man on the MAKERS production team, I changed the direction of the project, but I doubt that’s true – or at least not the whole truth.  I was changed far more by MAKERS than it was changed by me. Read More »

WATCH: Exclusive Video - Meet the Team Behind MAKERS: Women Who Make America

It takes a village. And our plan has been to create the largest collection of women's stories ever assembled and share the stories across both television and the internet. A lofty goal. A project as large as MAKERS requires the help, creativity, and passion of a long list of people and organizations. MAKERS.com has lived online since February of last year but the idea to make a film about the women's movement lived in Founder Dyllan McGee's mind for eight years. With the television broadcast of the film "MAKERS: Women Who Make America" airing this Tuesday February 26th on PBS, we thought we'd introduce you to some of the key behind-the-scene players who helped "MAKE" the documentary and MAKERS.com come to life. Read More »

The Power of Being Surrounding By MAKERS

As a child growing up in the Bronx, what I knew of the world was limited to the city block where I lived. Read More »

Be A MAKER!

One week ago, my mom and I went to a screening of “MAKERS: Women Who Make America” at Greenwich Country Day School. I wasn’t sure what my mom was getting me into, but as soon as the film started I was drawn in by how inspiring women can be. Read More »

A Glimpse Inside the "MAKERS: Women Who Make America" Premiere

The premiere of "MAKERS: Women Who Make America" at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall was a MAKER-studded event that included not only the moving documentary but also a powerful line-up of presenters who had a lot to say about the extraordinary impact women have made in America in the last fifty years. 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 »

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