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Zainab Salbi

Not-So-Random Acts of Kindness: Powerful Women On Giving Back

"I want to always make people proud. I want to feel good about what it is I’m doing, and giving the best that I can of me.” -Vivian Stringer  Read More »

5 MAKERS Share What America Means to Them

In honor of Independence Day, we celebrate independent women everywhere. Particularly, we want to highlight five MAKERS who speak on their personal appreciation for the USA. Some moved to the U.S. as children, others were sent abroad in their early adult years. Read More »

A MAKER You Should Know: Zainab Salbi

Zainab Salbi is an Iraqi emigré who has dedicated her life to her grassroots humanitarian and development organization that helps women brutalized by rape and war,  Read More »

More From the Red Carpet! So Many MAKERS at the "MAKERS: Women Who Make America" Premiere

Last week, MAKERS from all across the country gathered in New York City to celebrate the upcoming documentary "MAKERS: Women Who Make America," which will air on PBS February 26 8PM EST (check local listings).   While we personally think there's nothing more exciting than sitting down to peruse through the stories on MAKERS.com, we have to admit, actually being among all these incredible women in one place, was a totally different and wonderful experience. Read More »

5 Views on Facing Adversity

  Whether it’s losing a competition, facing abuse, enduring a death of a loved one, surviving an assault—transforming difficult situations can be overwhelming. Many of our MAKERS have also faced extraordinary adversity. We decided to let them tell you in their own words how they faced and overcame the challenging moments in their lives. Read More »

Happy International Women's Day

“Access to resources, plus access to knowledge, leads to lasting change,” is the formula for Women for Women International, according to its founder Zainab Salbi.   Read More »