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Women in Water: A History of Incredible Female Swimmers (Photo Gallery)

In 2013, on her fifth attempt and at age 64, endurence swimmer Diana Nyad emerged on the shores of Key West, Florida after swimming 110 miles from Havana, Cuba in 53 hours. It was the first time a person ever accomplished the passage without a shark cage or flippe Read More »

The Career of Diane Sawyer

As she steps down from ABC World News, MAKERS pays tribute to Diane Sawyer's trailblazing career.  Read More »

Female Cartoon Characters Ahead of Their Time! (Photo Gallery)

Which female cartoon characters have inspired you? Check out your responses in the gallery above!  Did we miss anyone? Share your answer with @MAKERSwomen on Twitter! Read More »

Women in Sports: Playing with the Boys

All eyes are on the NBA Finals. So, of course here at MAKERS, we decided to take a bit of a different perspective on the event. Read More »

The Amazing Career of Barbara Walters

As The View tries to recover from losing its star, we look back at the incredible career of Barbara Walters. Read More »

Madeleine Albright Through the Years in Photos

"[It]  never ever occurred to me that I could be Secretary of State." Happy birthday, Madeleine Albright! Read More »

12 Quotes to Celebrate Moms on Mother's Day

We've learned from many of our MAKERS' stories that so much of their strength, courage and fearlessness comes from their mothers. Read More »

Because of Them, We Can

When we first saw the Because of Them We Can project by Eunique Jones, we knew we had to share it. Read More »

African American Women's Firsts: Part Two (Photo Gallery)

The MAKERS mission is to assemble the largest collection of women's stories ever. Read More »

African American Women's Firsts: Part One (Photo Gallery)

Our MAKERS mission is to assemble the largest collection of women's stories ever, and so during Black History Month, we take a look at the unknown stories of African American women and the incredible firsts these women were able to accomplish despite the persecution, segregation and racism they f Read More »

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