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Epic Moments of Women in Comedy

Women have always been funny, though arguments to the contrary ridiculously persist. We've assembled a few of our favorite funny women and the moments that have helped shape their careers. Read More »

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 Power Women of the Emmys and Their Feminist Convictions

Both actresses and the roles they play are examples of fierce, complicated women.  Read More »

Independence Day: The Women Who MADE America

When celebrating 4th of July, we're all familiar with the names of American Revolutionary heroes like Paul Revere, George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and Peyton Randolph, but men were not the only ones who were involved in securing America's independence. 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 »

Complete the History Books: Women in STEM

MAKERS fills in the history books with the untold stories of women in STEM. 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 Women of Cannes 2014

Since its start last Wednesday, we've seen the designer dresses and classy couples in attendance at the Cannes Film Festival.  But the event also has a few important players who have yet to be doused in the Parisian spotlight. 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 »

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