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These Iconic Landmarks in New York City Are Built Or Designed By Women

Often times when people pass iconic buildings, monuments, or landmarks, they see the name of the man or men who built them, even if they only played a small part in its construction. Read More »

New NY Bill Will Keep Contraception Free, Even Without the ACA

A study published in The Week reports that American women often spend up to $1000 annually on birth control. Read More »

Four Women Are Running From NYC to DC to Support Planned Parenthood

Four women are hitting the road from Harlem to Washington, D.C. just in time for President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration — but they're not going by car. Read More »

Rent the Runway Opens Its First Flagship Store in New York City

When MAKER Jennifer Hyman and Jennifer Fleiss founded Rent the Runway (RTR) in 2009, there was no shopping experience like it. Read More »

NY Homeless Women Now Have These Necessities Thanks to New Bill

There are 50,000 homeless women living in the U.S. Read More »

Watch Salamishah Tillet's MAKERS Story Produced By Reel Works

Reel Works is one of the leading youth media programs in New York City. Founded in 2001, the mission is centered on the belief that the practice of filmmaking is comprised of the essential disciplines of communication, critical thinking, storytelling, leadership, and teamwork. Read More »