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Women's History

7 Documentaries About Women That You Can Watch On Netflix

Turns out that there's more to Netflix than binge watching your favorite television shows. Read More »

What Women Wore: A Look Back at Sports Fashion

Female athletes have come a long way in the last hundred years, and so has their clothing. Read More »

This App Highlights Women Throughout History In the Coolest Way

Women's history is something that should be celebrated for more than just one month. The Women on the Map app, which is currently available via Google's Field Trip app, encourages users to learn more about women's history in an interactive way. Read More »

Women in Water: A History of Incredible Female Swimmers

In 2013, on her fifth attempt and at age 64, endurence swimmer Diana Nyad emerged on the shores of Key West, Fla., 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 flippers Read More »

7 Historical Fun Facts About Women's World Cup

With the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup underway in Canada, there's a lot of great coverage to watch and share. 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 »

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 »

50 Years of Women In Space

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 »

Complete the History Books: Women in STEM

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

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