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Complete the History Books: Women in Music

Gloria Steinem once said, "We have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven't been a part of history." During this Women's History Month, MAKERS will try to fill in some of those pages by highlighting stories from the past where women have been excluded. Read More »

Women Who Ruled: Influential British Female Monarchs (Photo Gallery)

Throughout British history, female monarchs have been few and far between. They range from tragic to powerful, prejudiced to generous, but each woman impacted the history of Great Britian. Let's take a moment to learn from their ancient successes and mistakes. Read More »

Madeleine Albright Through the Years in Photos

"[It]  never ever occurred to me that I could be Secretary of State." 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 »

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 »

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