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Pat Foote

#ThrowbackThursday: Pat Foote, Retired Army General

As Memorial Day approaches, we're dedicating this #ThrowbackThursday to our MAKER Pat Foote, who is a retired United States Army general. A groundbreaker of a veteran, she holds many firsts for women in the US Army. Read More »

Mad Women: 1968 in Women's History

This Sunday, AMC's Mad Men returns for its sixth season and takes off in America's transformative year of 1968. Read More »

WATCH: Exclusive Interviews from the MAKERS Red Carpet

The excitement on the MAKERS: Women Who Make America red carpet was palpable. Read More »

More From the Red Carpet! So Many MAKERS at the "MAKERS: Women Who Make America" Premiere

Last week, MAKERS from all across the country gathered in New York City to celebrate the upcoming documentary "MAKERS: Women Who Make America," which will air on PBS February 26 8PM EST (check local listings).   While we personally think there's nothing more exciting than sitting down to peruse through the stories on MAKERS.com, we have to admit, actually being among all these incredible women in one place, was a totally different and wonderful experience. Read More »

Women in Combat: A 50-Year View

Well, how about that? Last week, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced the end of existing combat exclusion policies which for decades have prevented military women from being assigned to units performing direct combat roles. Read More »

Laura Owens, Tiffany Shlain, Pamela Rief and Pat Foote Join MAKERS!

MAKERS welcomed four new MAKERS to the community over the past weeks. Adding to our mix of creative and art-inspired women, Los Angeles-based artist Laura Owens and filmmaker and Webby Awards Founder Tiffany Shlain joined our collection. Read More »