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Women's History

Emmy Winners Through the Ages

From Lucille Ball to Rita Moreno, Barbra Streisand to Raven Symoné, we present powerful TV actresses as they accept awards over the past decades. 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 »

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 »

Complete the History Books: Women in STEM

MAKERS fills in the history books with the untold stories of women in STEM. 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 »

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 »

50 Years of Women In Space (Photo Gallery)

In the early 1960s, a group of women known as the First Lady Astronaut Trainees (FLATs), and also known as the "Mercury 13", trained to become astronauts for America's first human spaceflight program. The program was created by Dr. Read More »

Women Who've Made Breakthrough Scientific Contributions

The conversation on the lack of women in science, or the gender gap in STEM, never seems to cease. Read More »

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