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Violet Palmer

Women's Sports Firsts

On the heels of the NFL naming its first female coach, this summer has been a milestone season for women breaking the gla ceiling in profe ional spor... Read More »

Eva Longoria Spotlights Violet Palmer Through ESPN Short Video "Versus"

Actre Eva Longoria is currently an executive producer for an ESPN Films short video series, "Versus." The documentary series focuses on inspiring mom... Read More »

Women in Sports: Playing with the Boys

From MAKER Lisa Leslie, the first woman to dunk in a pro game, to Violet Palmer, the first female NBA referee, women have been a big part of basketbal... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Violet Palmer Becomes First Woman to Ref an NBA Game

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

MAKERS Celebrates Black History Month: Following Your Heart

We're nearly halfway through February's Black History Month, and we continue with our closer look at the personal histories of some of our African Ame... Read More »

5 Views on Work-Life Balance

An article written by Ann-Marie Slaughter for The Atlantic spawned a debate on whether it is po ible for women to develop a balance between work and l... Read More »

New MAKERS: Violet Palmer, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Anu Bhagwati

  If you’re an avid follower of MAKERS, you might already know that we launched three new sets of interviews today. We had the chance to interview the... Read More »